Ohio measles outbreak could be at end

July 18, 2014 12:57 PM

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Ohio measles outbreak could be at end

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- The Health Department says Ohio's measles epidemic appears to be winding down while cases of mumps, while slowing, continue to infect people.

The last confirmed case of measles was in Holmes County on June 30, which epidemiologist Brian Fowler says puts the unofficial end at July 21 and the official end at Aug. 11, or the conclusion of two 21-day incubation periods.

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