Officials have confirmed that an individual on a flight from Las Vegas carried measles in Montreal.\nOfficials have not yet released a list of specific locations where the individual may have exposed other people to the virus.\nVisit MTLBlog for more headlines.\nYet another case of public measles exposure has taken place in Montreal after a passenger on an August 6th flight from Las Vegas showed symptoms of the disease days after they landed. Health officials warn passengers on that flight that they could have potentially been infected.\nThe passenger immediately consulted with health officials and is now under observation. This is now the 24th case of measles in Quebec in 2019. Last year, only 4 cases were discovered.\nMeasles is a highly contagious disease that can spread through fluid contact. Cases of measles decrease by 97% when people are vaccinated, according to Quebec's health ministry. Anti-measles vaccines are free in Canada.\nHealth officials are currently collaborating with the airline in question to contact everyone who was on the flight to warn them of potential exposure. If someone you know was on that flight and you've been in contact with them, you might be exposed as well.\nAn investigation is currently underway, according to Radio-Canada and Dr. Renée Paré, a medical consultant at the Montreal Public Health Department. They're trying to determine where this infected passengers might have visited before finding out they were infected.\nIn most cases, measles is brought into Montreal from abroad. Just one week ago, a measles case was reported on the North Shore and Laval.\nClark Country health services in Nevada released a list of places where people might've been exposed to measles.\nThe @SNHDinfo is working to inform people who were at different locations on the Las #Vegas Strip they might have been exposed to a person confirmed to have the #measles. That person was a visitor, there are no additional cases in #ClarkCounty residents.https://t.co/mZ843FHScM pic.twitter.com/a5KbcrbTbT— Clark County Nevada (@ClarkCountyNV) August 15, 2019\nThere is no indication that these cases are connected but Las Vegas health officials found these cases on the same day the flight left for Montreal.\nREAD ALSO: The Government Of Canada Has Released Grave Climate Change Predictions For Montreal\nThere's little reason to not be vaccinated against this disease in 2019. It's a curable and preventable.\n#Measles is highly contagious, and there are outbreaks occurring in every region globally. More than 300 children die every day from it. Increasing coverage of routine #immunization is critical to protect everyone, everywhere. https://t.co/6AoCJoK5VF#vaccineswork pic.twitter.com/aysOK2RDAh— CDC Global Health (@CDCGlobal) July 30, 2019\nAnyone who thinks they might have contracted measles should go get vaccinated within 7 days of exposure. It's tough to fight off once you get measles, but if you're in good health, it's survivable.\nImmunization helps in preventing dangerous and sometimes deadly diseases. Just like kids, adults, and seniors need to get their shots too to protect yourself against serious illnesses like the flu, measles, and pneumonia. #Immunization #SureHealthSeniorLiving pic.twitter.com/hEB4uORJm0— SureHealth Senior Living (@surehealthsl) August 16, 2019\nMontreal health officials are still investigating potential exposure sites.\nThe government of Quebec has so far not updated its list of places where a measles exposure potentially occurred.\nMore details will be released as they come.\nMeasles outbreaks continue to spread around the world, warns @WHO. Lack of access to quality healthcare & misinformation about vaccines contributing to spread of disease. https://t.co/KIGXbQC79m #VaccinesWork pic.twitter.com/On263opyG6— United Nations (@UN) August 14, 2019\nTo find out more about measles and what symptoms to look for, consult the health ministry's official measles directory.