PROVO – Utah County Health Officers have confirmed that an unvaccinated adult has contracted honey, according to a Tuesday press release from the Utah County Health Department.
Officials did not release additional information about the person. It is the first known case of furrows reported along the Wasatch Front so far this year.
Cums are a highly contagious viral disease that includes symptoms such as fever, headache, and swelling of the salivary glands, according to the release. Fatigue, muscle pain and loss of appetite can also affect dominance patients, officials said.
Symptoms usually occur 16 to 18 days after a person is exposed to the disease, officials said.
The disease spreads through saliva or mucus, as well as objects affected by an infected person, according to the release.
To prevent the disease, people are advised not to share food, drinks or other items that may contain saliva, according to the release. People should also wash their hands frequently, cover their nose and mouth with a tissue when sneezing or coughing, cleaning and disinfecting common surfaces frequently, and getting vaccinated with two doses of the MMR vaccine.
People who get the cum should stay home at least five days after they started experiencing symptoms, according to the release.
"Jumps can be prevented by vaccination. Individuals should review their records and make sure they are updated on all vaccines, including two doses of the MMR vaccine that protects against skin disease," said David Flinders, medical director of Utah County Health. Department, in the release. 1
Health managers say that measles is likely to be in Utah soon. The MMR vaccine also protects against that disease.