Throughout the years, epidemics and plagues have shaken up societies and cultures around the world.
The student, who attended classes the week of March 31, was diagnosed on Friday.
UC Berkeley and the Berkeley city health department have begun contacting people who may have come into contact with a student who’s been diagnosed with the measles.
Two relatives of a University of California at Berkeley student who contracted measles earlier this month have also caught the disease, Contra Costa County health officials said.
A rare case of measles has been detected in a San Mateo County patient, the regional health department announced Tuesday.
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.