Health officials: Confirmed measles cases at 39 in Michigan
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services says five additional cases of measles bring to 39 the number confirmed in the state this year.
It said Friday the each of the newly confirmed cases was in Oakland County, which now has 38 confirmed cases. The other case was in Wayne County . Infected individuals range in age from 8 months to 63 years.
State officials say they are working closely with health departments in Oakland and Wayne counties to identify possible locations where victims were exposed to the measles.
In response to the latest confirmed cases, the Oakland County Health Division is hosting a measles vaccination clinic open to the public Saturday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the South Oakland Health Center in Southfield.