- Associated Press - Thursday, October 8, 2015

FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) - Fairfax County health officials are investigating a case of measles.

Officials announced Thursday that a child was treated for the virus at Inova Fairfax Medical Campus and is no longer contagious. Officials say the child was age-appropriately vaccinated with one dose of the measles, mumps and rubella vaccine, but it takes two doses to provide full protection against measles.

Officials say there aren’t any other documented cases of measles in the area.

The child was at several locations in Fairfax County in the past week and could have exposed others to the measles virus. The Health Department is attempting to notify anyone who may have been exposed while the patient was infectious to prevent further spread of measles.

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