Doctors: Avoid travel to measles-infected areas

March 5, 2019

Doctors: Avoid travel to measles-infected areas

As the measles outbreak continues to grow in Clark County, Washington, and other cases emerge globally, Kristina Adams Waldorf, a UW Medicine obstetrician, is warning people susceptible to measles to avoid traveling to those areas. In the video below, Adams Waldorf and Elizabeth Oler, a fellow in maternal-fetal medicine, discuss measles risks in pregnancy, specifically that an infection can cause stillbirth, preterm birth, and miscarriage. 

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