Why Adults With Measles Are Especially Dangerous
Thousands were exposed to the measles in San Francisco after a LinkedIn employee with the disease took public transportation to work.By Madison Burke | February 12, 2015
Thousands were potentially exposed to the measles virus last week when a LinkedIn employee with the disease commuted through the San Francisco public transportation system.
Health officials are warning anyone who rode the trains near same times as the infected passenger or came into contact with the infected person at work to contact a doctor immediately if symptoms appear. (Video Via KTVU)
It's unknown how many people may have been exposed. Measles can stay in the air for as long as two hours after someone with the virus sneezes or coughs. (Video Via KPIX)