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B.C. measles outbreak declared over

B.C. measles outbreak declared over

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KGMI News Reporting
By Tray Ellis

BELINGHAM, Wash. – The Fraser Valley measles outbreak that spread to Whatcom County is over according to Fraser Health’s chief medical health officer.

The outbreak was the largest in British Columbia in decades.

Whatcom County Health Officer Greg Stern says it started in a Christian elementary school in Chilliwack that has low immunization rates.

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More than 400 cases were reported in the Fraser Valley.

There was just a handful in Whatcom County.

One infected woman traveled from here to Seattle for a “Kings of Leon” concert.

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