This week’s warning sent out to BART riders that they may have been exposed to measles is raising more questions about vaccinations and who is most susceptible to the highly-contagious disease.
San Francisco International Airport officials asserted Thursday they stand ready to implement enhanced screening measures for the Ebola virus if the government directs them to.
United said the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention believes the man could not have spread the disease during the flights because he was not showing symptoms and was not yet contagious.
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Prosecutors in Central California have obtained an arrest warrant for a tuberculosis patient who they say is contagious and has refused treatment, putting those around him at risk.
Bay Area Rapid Transit and East Bay health authorities warned BART passengers on Thursday to seek medical attention if they begin exhibiting any symptoms of measles after authorities learned that an infected and contagious person rode BART in the East Bay last week.