California health officials warn of possible measles exposure at LAX

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Los Angeles (CNN)Three people with the measles virus recently traveled through Los Angeles International Airport, the LA County Department of Public Health said Monday, as it warned that others may have been exposed.

The three people, who do not live in Los Angeles, were in the airport December 11 between 6:50 a.m. and noon in Terminals 4 and 5, the department said.
Anyone who may have been at the those terminals on December 11 are at risk of developing measles for up to 21 days after being exposed. The department urged people to monitor themselves for illness or unexplained rash from seven to 21 days after their exposure, and to call a health care provider immediately if symptoms develop.
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