Second case of measles confirmed at Lowell facility

Officials are now trying to identify people who may have been exposed to the disease.

A second case of measles has been confirmed in Lowell, and state public health officials on Saturday warned local residents may have been exposed to the contagious disease in three public places.

The case was diagnosed Thursday at Lowell Community Health Center, where the first case was diagnosed a week earlier, according to a statement from the state Department of Public Health.

“There are no known links between the two cases,’’ Dr. Catherine Brown, the state’s epidemiologist said in the statement.


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