Isolated child misdiagnosed
State health officials announce a misdiagnosis of measles in a child patient isolated at Martha’s Vineyard Hospital. The misdiagnosis leads to people receiving vaccinations for measles, mumps, and rubella. Department of Public Health:
It is important that Public Health authorities at all levels respond immediately to suspected measles to carry initial diagnostic testing, consult with the CDC, and institute control measures that can prevent a serious outbreak.