Of the 200,000 people at the Indianapolis Super Bowl Village last Friday, one of them had measles. Now, Indiana health authorities are alerting anyone who may have been there to be aware of symptoms, although it’s unlikely very many people will contract the illness.
Lisa Aliferis is the founding editor of KQED's State of Health blog. Since 2011, she's been writing stories and editing them for the site. Before taking up blogging, she toiled for many years producing health stories for television, including Dateline NBC and San Francisco's CBS affiliate, KPIX-TV. She also wrote up a handy guide to the Affordable Care Act, especially for Californians. You can follow her on Twitter: @laliferis