An international traveler with a confirmed case of measles visited Dulles International Airport and Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport on Jan. 3 and Jan. 4, respectively.
Measles is a highly contagious airborne disease that is spread through respiratory droplets via breathing, coughing, and sneezing.
Philadelphia has been combating a measles outbreak after an infected child was sent to a daycare facility despite quarantine orders. Eight children were infected, and there have been no new cases since Jan. 8.
Delaware has also suffered a measles outbreak scare in recent days.
The Virginia Department of Health is working with those who were in contact with or near the