Lastly, The American Hospital Association (AHA) recently conducted a comprehensive study on the financial impact of violence to hospitals and healthcare systems, the first research of its kind.
It studied both community or public violence as well as in-facility violence, prevention and preparedness costs, and post-incident costs.
Immunocompromised patients and patients who are not fully immune may have an atypical presentation. residents who travel abroad and vaccinate if necessary.
Recommendations Health care providers should maintain vigilance for measles importations and have a high index of suspicion for measles in persons with a clinically compatible illness who have traveled abroad or who have been in contact with travelers. Measles is endemic in many countries, including popular travel destinations.
To date, no suspect measles cases related to these exposures have been reported to NJDOH.
All of the cases were import-associated with 13 direct imports and 15 epi-linked to imported cases.
Travel countries for the 13 imported cases included India, Pakistan, United Kingdom, and Uganda.
As of March 22, 2018, an outbreak of eleven confirmed measles cases has been identified in Kansas with additional suspect cases being investigated.
Cases visited public places in Johnson, Miami, and Linn counties in Kansas while infectious dating back to March 2, 2018, so there is concern that some individuals in the general population may have been exposed to measles in those counties.
One Kansas case visited tourist attractions in and around St. Unrelated exposures have also occurred recently at three airports: Detroit Metropolitan Airport (Michigan) on March 6, 2018, and Newark Liberty International Airport (New Jersey) and Memphis International Airport (Tennessee) on March 12, 2018.