Possible measles exposure at Philly’s touch museum

State health officials are warning of a possible measles exposure this week at Philadelphia’s Please Touch Museum and a suburban pharmacy.

Officials say a person showing symptoms of the virus visited the hands-on learning museum Monday from 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m.

The person was at the CVS Pharmacy in Wayne on Sunday between 5:30 p.m. and 8 p.m.

Officials say children too young to be vaccinated and people who haven’t been vaccinated or received their dose decades ago could be at risk.

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The disease spreads through droplets expelled in coughs and sneezes. That can happen up to four days before and after a person develops a rash.

Measles symptoms include watery eyes, cough and fever up to two weeks after exposure. The rash forms after four days.

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