Washington, DC - Jan 16, 2024  - Health officials in the nation’s capital are warning thousands of a possible measles exposure Tuesday after a person with a "confirmed case" traveled through two of the busiest airports in the region while returning home from an international trip. 

DC Health says the potential exposure occurred in the international arrivals area of the main terminal at Dulles International Airport between 4 and 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 3, then at terminal A at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport the following day from 2:30 to 6:30 p.m. 

"DC Health has been notified of a confirmed case of measles in a person who traveled through DC area airports when returning from international travel," the agency said in a statement. "While the threat of transmission is low, DC Health is notifying District residents who were at these locations about their possible exposure."

The Virginia Department of Health issued a similar warning days earlier. Hundreds of flights involving thousands of travelers arrive and depart at both airports daily. ... Read More: FOX News