Pennsylvania Measles Scare a False Alarm say the Health Officials

January 5, 2015 4:16 PM

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December 28th saw a measles warning sent out by the Pennsylvania Department of Health warning residents that contact with the virus could be made at a CVS Pharmacy located at 316 E Lancaster Avenue in Wayne Pennsylvania. With a second warning sent out December 29th about a potential exposure at Pennsylvania’s Please Touch Museum, in Memorial Hall, at Fairmount Park at 4231 Avenue of the Republic.

The identity of the individual rumored to have the virus was not released and health officials later reported that the person in question did not have measles. Health Secretary Michael Wolf told ABC News that the measles alert was the result of being over cautious and was based initially on informat...

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