North Dakota has first confirmed measles case since 1987State Health Department officials say in a statement Monday that the case is in a Cass County man who is in his 50s.
By: Associated Press,
BISMARCK — North Dakota has its first confirmed case of the measles in nearly a quarter century.
State Health Department officials say in a statement today that the case is in a Cass County man who is in his 50s. They say he was not vaccinated and mostly likely caught the virus on an airline flight. He was not in North Dakota while contagious.
The last case of the measles in North Dakota was in 1987.
In South Dakota, the Mitchell Daily Republic says state health officials are reporting a case of measles in an adult from out of state who visited at least Pennington and Fall River counties in May. South Dakota hasn't had a reported case of measles in 14 years.