BCPS: Manatee Bay Elementary measles cases remain at 6 after FDOH reports 2 new measles cases in Broward

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Broward County Public School officials confirmed on Monday that two recent cases of measles reported by the Florida Department of Health did not come from Manatee Bay Elementary in Weston.

According to BCPS, the cases of measles at the elementary school remained at six. As a result of the measles outbreak, 200 children were kept out of school last week.

“We’re doing everything possible here at the school, with cleaning and changing air filters,” said Broward County Public School Superintendent Dr. Peter Licata. “We’re keeping parents informed as much as possible.”

The latest uptick, confirmed during the weekend by the FDOH, brought the current total to eight, with the youngest patient being 4 years old or younger, and the oldest being b...

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