Measles Confirmed in Detroit


Detroit has a confirmed case of the measles.

Health officials in the city say a resident who recently returned from overseas travel contracted the highly contagious disease.

The person went to the emergency department Tuesday of Children's Hospital of Michigan as well as a physician's office in suburban Macomb County.

This is at least the 46th in Michigan this year — most have been in Detroit's suburbs with one reported in Traverse City.

The number is the highest since there were 65 cases in 1991.

— With files from Metro Source