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16 February 2012 09:10
US health officials have urged people to get vaccinated against measles after 13 cases were confirmed in Indiana
Holidaymakers planning to travel to the US have been urged to take out
medical travel insurance after a total of 13 measles cases were confirmed in Indiana.
The state's health commissioner Dr Gregory Larkin said the outbreak began last week when someone who was infected came into contact with someone who hadn't had the vaccine.
All cases are so far confined to the counties of Boone and Hamilton and only affect those who had direct contact with other infected people.
Health officials have now released a list of places where people may have caught the disease. This includes White River Elementary school and Noblesville Intermediate as well as Delphi Electronics and Safety in Kokomo.
A spokeswoman for the electronics company said employees had been informed about the risks.
Officials also said people who were born in the US before 1957 are likely to be immune, according to past research.
But everyone else - including those born outside of the US before 1957 - have been urged to take prompt action and arrange vaccination.
24 February 2017
Heathrow airport has issued delay and cancellation warnings, after Storm Doris reached nearly 90mph on its way to batter Britain.
23 February 2017
Bowel cancer could be cut by more than a third amid the development of a one-off screening test, new research suggests.
22 February 2017
Hundreds of thousands of people with a potentially fatal genetic blood condition have yet to be diagnosed with the condition, a charity is warning.
21 February 2017
New technology to provide detailed scans of patients could improve the recovery of people suffering with liver cancer, scientists have said.
18 February 2017
At least 10 Britons have been injured in a speedboat accident off the icy coast of Norway.
17 February 2017
Comedian David Baddiel is trying to highlight the "epidemic" of dementia as a killer of older people in a new documentary.
16 February 2017
The public has spoken and the world's favourite cruises are being honoured by a top cruise review site.
15 February 2017
The collaborative #SkiSafe campaign has been relaunched in a bid to raise safety awareness among winter sports enthusiasts.
14 February 2017
A new "age defying" hormone could offer a breakthrough in preventing kidney and heart disease in people who suffer from diabetes.
11 February 2017
Patients needing new life-saving medication could have to wait two years after the UK leaves the EU, experts are warning.
10 February 2017
Families looking to take a cheap break in the upcoming half term are often sorely disappointed, however new research suggests Cyprus is the best destination for a well-priced trip.
09 February 2017
Europe remains the world's number one region as a travel destination - but tourism growth is slowing down, a travel industry report has said.