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    Las Vegas visitor may have spread measles at Strip locales
    By Marvin Clemons Las Vegas Review-Journal
    April 12, 2024 - 7:30 pm

    A person who visited Las Vegas during the first week of April may have exposed others to measles, according to the Southern Nevada Health District.

    Measles are highly contagious and there are reports of rising cases across the country.

    The person stayed at MGM Grand, but also visited several places in Henderson and Las Vegas, according to a news release.

    The out-of-state visitor was in the valley from April 1 to April 6. The health district does not have information about the person’s immunization status or current condition.

    Health district officials are informing individuals and the public who were at the following MGM Grand locations that they may have been exposed to measles:

    ​Grand Wok Noodle Bar at 5 p.m. on April 1.

    ■ International Smoke Restaurant at 5 p.m. on April 2.​

    ​■ MGM Fitness Center at 9 a.m. on April 2.

    ■ Ka Cirque de Soleil on April 2.

    ■ The MGM food court on April 3.

    ■ Harry Reid International Airport (Terminal 1) on April 6 arriving about 6 a.m. and departing about 9 a.m. from the A7 — A15 Gate area.

    The individual also visited locations throughout Las Vegas and Henderson...

    “It is important to note that measles virus can live for up to two hours in the air after a person who is infected leaves the area,” stated the news release.