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Measles 2019

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Organism, Causative Agent, or Etiologic Agent
Measles virus is a paramyxovirus from the genus Morbillivirus.

Texas has seen an increase of measles cases in 2019. Texas has twenty-one (21) confirmed cases of measles in twelve (12) counties: four counties (5 cases) in PHR 2/3, four counties (7 cases) in PHR 6/5S, one county (1 case) in PHR 7, two counties (2 cases) in PHR 8, and one county (6 cases) in PHR 9/10 as of 7/30/2019.

2019 Measles Health Advisory (PDF)

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*Data is provisional as of 7/30/2019. (Click for a larger map image.)

Table 1 - Measles Cases by Public Health Region (PHR) and County, Texas, 2019

PHR Number of Cases
Region 2/3 5
     Collin County 2
     Dallas County 1
     Denton County 1
     Tarrant County 1
Region 6/5S 7
     Galveston County 1
     Harris County 4
     Jefferson County 1
     Montgomery County 1
Region 7 1
     Bell County 1
Region 8 2
     Bexar County 1
     Guadalupe County 1
Region 9/10 5
     El Paso County 6
Total 21

   

Age Range of Confirmed Measles Cases, Texas, 2019*
Age Range Number of Cases
<18 years 9
18+ years 12
Total 21
*Data is provisional as of 7/30/2019 and is subject to change.

                             

Vaccination Status of Confirmed Measles Cases, Texas, 2019*
Vaccination status** Number of Cases
0 doses 3
1 dose 6
2 dose 1
2 or more doses 2
Vaccinated, unknown number of doses 4
Unknown status 5
Other documented evidence of immunity 0
Total 21
*Data is provisional as of 7/30/2019 and is subject to change.
**Doses refers to doses of measles-containing vaccine received

Last updated July 30, 2019