At least seven people in our region have now been diagnosed with measles, and local health officials are racing to determine whether more people may have been exposed to the highly infectious disease. We’ll talk with local health authorities about the outbreak and what residents need to know about the transmission of measles.

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  • Pierre Vigilance MD, MPH; Director, District of Columbia Department of Health
  • Dr. Reuben Varghese Health Officer, Public Health Division, Arlington County Virginia Department of Human Services; Chairman, Health Officials Committee, Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments
  • Carol Jordan Director of Communicable Disease and Epidemiology, Montgomery County Health and Human Services

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