There are currently 18 cases of measles on both sides of the state line. Dr. Todd Fristo, family physician with Saint Luke's Primary Care, talked with KMBC about why this measles outbreak is raising so many concerns.
"They've done studies showing if you're in an enclosed area and someone has measles, up to 90% of people can be infected with the virus. say there's 50 in a room. potentially 45 could get it, and , we don't know which of those are at higher risk than others." said Dr. Fristo.