Warning: Potential ‘Highly Contagious’ Measles Exposure at Dulles and Reagan Airports in DC Area, Say Health Officials

The post is about the potential exposure to measles at Dulles and Ronald Reagan airports in the Washington D.C. Metro area. The Virginia Public Health Department confirmed a case of measles in a person traveling through these airports. While authorities have stated that the threat of transmission is low, they have notified residents who were at these locations about their possible exposure. Measles is a highly contagious illness that can spread easily through the air, and infected people are contagious from 4 days before the rash appears through 4 days after the rash appeared. This raises concerns about millions of foreigners entering the United States illegally each year and the record high illegal immigration the U.S. has suffered since the Biden administration took office. This situation highlights the dangers of infectious diseases being spread at highly mobile locations such as airports. Overall, the post addresses the concerns related to illegal immigration and the risks associated with contagious infectious diseases.