Health Alert | Measles case
On 1 July the Chief Health Officer confirmed a case of measles in a young adult who was infectious whilst at a number of places in Victoria, including the Shepparton area between June 21 and June 25, a V-Line train from Shepparton to Southern Cross Train station on June 25, and at Melbourne's Tullamarine Airport on June 25 and June 28. Measles has an incubation period of about 18 days. General Practitioners and Hospital Emergency Departments should be alert for measles in patients presenting with a fever at rash onset, particularly if they attended the above places.
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