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  • Shiloh
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    AU: 2019 Measles

    Source: https://www.smh.com.au/national/nsw/...02-p50pah.html


    'Extremely contagious': Child becomes third case of measles in Sydney
    Kate Aubusson
    By Kate Aubusson
    2 January 2019 — 6:23pm

    A child has become the third person diagnosed with measles in Sydney in five days, as health authorities warn the public to watch for symptoms of the highly infectious disease.

    On Wednesday evening NSW Health reported it had been notified that a child had presented to Royal North Shore Hospital's emergency department with measles...

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    Source: https://www.smh.com.au/national/nsw/...24-p52kcd.html

    Third measles case: Warning to travellers on Etihad flight, airport customers
    By Lucy Cormack
    August 24, 2019 — 12.37pm

    Passengers on a recent Etihad Airways flight returning to Sydney from Abu Dhabi are being urged to check for symptoms of measles, after an unvaccinated man was diagnosed with the infection upon his return from the middle east.

    It is the third such case in two days.

    The man was infectious while travelling on Etihad Airways flight EY 451 from Abu Dhabi, which arrived at Sydney International Airport at 11:55pm on Friday August 16.

    Anyone who travelled on the flight or attended the airport - including baggage carousels, customs and the arrivals area - in the early hours of the morning of Saturday August 17 should be alert for signs and symptoms of measles until September 3...

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    Source: http://www.mygc.com.au/measles-alert...gan-hot-spots/

    MEASLES ALERT: Warning after infected family visit Gold Coast, Logan hotspots
    August 7, 2019 2:29 pm in Gold Coast by Shanee Dobeson

    AN urgent measles alert has been issued for the Gold Coast, after two people from the same family visited a number of popular destinations whilst unknowingly infected with the highly contagious disease.

    The Gold Coast Public Health Unit said both people visited Reading Cinemas in Harbour Town and the popular restaurant precinct between 6.30pm and 10.00pm on Thursday July 18.

    They were also at Ikea Logan on the morning of Friday 19 July, before visiting the Gold Coast University Hospital Emergency Department on Sunday 21 July between 6pm and midnight.

    They then shopped at Australia Fair Shopping Centre on Tuesday 30 July between 12pm and 1pm, before visiting Big Top Playhouse Coomera on Wednesday 31 July between 11am and 2pm.

    Other locations the family visited included Westfield Helensvale, on Thursday 1 August between 4pm and 8pm, Destiny Church Group at Event Cinemas, Westfield Coomera on Sunday 4 August between 9am and 12pm, Pimpama State School Auction Fun Day on Sunday 4 August between 2pm and 3pm and the Gold Coast University Hospital Emergency Department on Tuesday 6 August.

    The Public Health Unit is currently contacting people who may have come into contact with the infected individuals, however Gold Coasters are being urged to remain alert for measles symptoms until at least 25 August...

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    Source: https://au.news.yahoo.com/three-meas...XDbQUkHpuI4tuD

    Three new measles cases in Victoria
    Australian Associated Press2 August 2019

    A nine-month-old boy is one of three new measles cases in Victoria.

    The other patients include a man in his 20s who contracted measles while in the Philippines and a woman in her 40s who got the illness while travelling in Thailand and Singapore, the state health department confirmed on Friday.

    Both adults and the baby have received treatment and are recovering...

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    Source: https://7news.com.au/news/sa/measles...urope-c-377993

    Measles alert for SA after young woman contracts infection in Europe
    Emily Olle
    7NEWS
    Thursday, 1 August 2019 4:21 am

    SA Health has issued an urgent warning after a young woman contracted measles while travelling.

    The 19-year-old Adelaide woman recently returned from Europe with the infection.

    The health authority has warned anyone in the following locations may have been exposed to the highly-infectious disease:

    Royal Adelaide Hospital Emergency Department on Wednesday 31 July between 6:30pm and 8:00pm
    Hampstead Health Family Practice, 1/237 Hampstead Road, Lightsview, on Tuesday 30 July between 12pm and 1:10pm and Wednesday 31 July between 9:00am and 10:00am
    Adelaide Metro Buses on Monday 29 July: Route 502 Gilles Plains to Adelaide City continuing as Route 110 to West Lakes between 11:15am and 12:15pm, and Route 502 Adelaide City to Salisbury Interchange and return to City between 1:15pm and 2:15pm
    University of Adelaide Engineering Building, Adelaide, on Monday 29 July between 12pm and 1:30pm
    Tea Tree Plaza Shopping Centre, Modbury, on Friday 26 July between 3:00pm and 5:30pm
    Barnacle Bill, 746 North East Road, Holden Hill, on Friday 26 July between 5:00pm and 6:10pm...

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    Source: https://thewest.com.au/news/busselto...ng-b881274231z
    People who have visited or live in the Busselton area are being asked to be alert to the risk of measles following confirmation of an additional case in the region.
    It is the second time this month the WA Country Health Service has issued a measles warning for Busselton.
    Individuals should remain vigilant for the onset of measles symptoms throughout the next 18 days if they visited Vasse Coles and surrounds in the afternoon or evenings of July 21, 22, 23 and 24 or Vasse McDonald’s in the evening of July 24.
    Children and adults who have been inadvertently exposed are at risk of developing measles if they are not already immune.
    WA Country Health Services Dr Tania Wallace said measles was a serious and highly contagious viral illness that spread when infected people cough and sneeze...

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    Source: https://thewest.com.au/news/wa/measl...ng-b881269341z

    Measles alert issued for Perth to Singapore passengers
    Caitlyn Rintoul
    The West Australian
    Tuesday, 23 July 2019 9:48AM

    West Australians who travelled on Scoot flights between Singapore and Perth on July 13 have been warned of a possible measles exposure.

    The Health Department issued an alert for passengers on the international flights to remain vigilant for the onset of measles symptoms, up until July 31.

    Authorities hold concerns for passengers on Scoot Flight TR8 from Singapore to Perth, which arrived at 5.10pm, and Scoot Flight TR9 from Perth to Singapore, which departed Perth at 6.10pm and landed in Singapore at 11.30pm.

    The department’s communicable diseases senior medical advisor Dr Clare Huppatz said the potential exposure to measles occurred only on the Scoop flights on the dates and times specified...

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    Source: https://7news.com.au/lifestyle/healt...tions-c-355082

    Measles warning issued in Perth, Northbridge after person visits multiple locations
    AAP
    Thursday, 18 July 2019 10:08 pm

    A measles warning has been issued in Perth after a person was diagnosed with the illness.

    The West Australian Health Department says the person visited several public areas in Perth and Northbridge between July 12 and 14.

    Friday July 12 - Universal Store, 200 Murray Street, Perth, during the hours of midday to 6pm
    Saturday July 13 - Tony Roma’s, 919 Hay Street, Perth, during the hours of 6-8pm and Mechanics’ Institute Bar, 222 William Street, Northbridge, during the hours of 7pm to 10pm
    Sunday July 14: Polly Coffee Bar, James Street Mall, Northbridge, during the hours of midday to 1:30pm and Universal Store during the hours of 1pm to 5pm...

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    Source: https://www.sbs.com.au/news/measles-...ller-diagnosed


    Measles alert in NSW after traveller diagnosed
    00:54 / 02:45
    A man who recently returned from Southeast Asia has been diagnosed with measles, sparking a fresh alert for the infectious disease in NSW.
    Updated Updated 7 hours ago


    A fresh measles alert for NSW has been issued after a man was diagnosed with the disease upon returning to Sydney from Southeast Asia.

    The man spent time in Hornsby, Lane Cove, Lindfield, Sydney's CBD, Newtown and Erskineville while infectious between 30 June and 8 July.

    NSW Health communicable diseases director Vicky Sheppeard said none of the locations visited by the man posed an ongoing risk but it can take up to 18 days for symptoms to appear following exposure...

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    Source: https://www.brisbanetimes.com.au/nat...08-p525ad.html


    Queensland Health issues measles alert for Brisbane's north
    Stuart Layt
    By Stuart Layt
    July 8, 2019 — 5.06pm

    A measles alert for Brisbane’s northside has been issued after a confirmed case in the region.
    A measles alert has been issued for Brisbane's northside, the fourth in 2019.

    A child developed symptoms after returning from overseas last week and was unknowingly infectious while visiting a number of locations in the region:

    Just Pharmacy at Murrumba Downs Shopping Centre between 7pm and 7.45pm on Tuesday, July 2.

    Taigum Square Shopping Centre, Beams Road, Taigum between 10.15am and 11.15am on Friday, July 5...

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    Source: https://vision.org.au/radio/news/mea...ert-in-sydney/

    Measles Alert in Sydney
    Saturday, July 6th, 2019

    A measles alert has been issued in NSW after a man spent four days in Sydney while on holiday from Queensland’s Gold Coast.

    The man, aged in his 40s, was infectious while travelling on Tiger Airways flight TT609 on June 29 and then a train to Circular Quay, NSW Health said on Saturday.

    He spent time in Circular Quay, including a stop at Cafe Rossini and a ferry to Manly with a stop at Blue Water Cafe and back that day.

    On Sunday June 30, he spent the day with visitors in Sydney before travelling around the city again on Monday July 1, with a trip on public transport from Berowra to Wynyward station and a day spent at The Rocks Discovery Museum, The Australian Hotel and Starbuck’s at Hyde Park.

    The man caught a train from Central Station to the airport on the morning of Tuesday July 2 and Jetstar flight JQ420 back to the Gold Coast.

    It’s believed he acquired the measles while in Thailand.

    NSW Health urged anyone who may have been in contact with the man to be alert for symptoms of the disease, which can take up to 18 days to appear...

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    Source: https://au.news.yahoo.com/queensland...XDbQUkHpuI4tuD


    Virgin passengers warned after traveller diagnosed with measles
    Yahoo News Australia4 July 2019

    Queensland Health has issued a warning for passengers on a Virgin Airlines flight, after a passenger on board was diagnosed with the measles.

    A passenger travelling from Adelaide to Brisbane on Virgin flight VA 1397 on Friday, June 28 flight has been diagnosed with the infectious disease and health authorities are warning other passengers to be alert.

    People at Brisbane Airport between 5pm to 6pm that day should also be wary.

    “People who were in these locations, at these times, should seek medical advice if they develop symptoms,” Queensland Health said...

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    Source: https://www.adelaidenow.com.au/news/...60800d9bf16c9c

    SA Health warn of measles risk after infected woman spent four days in Adelaide CBD
    The Advertiser
    July 4, 2019 9:06am

    People attending the Adelaide Festival Centre, the Adelaide Zoo and Adelaide Market Arcade could have been exposed to measles by a woman who unwittingly had the disease.

    The 21-year-old Queensland woman had been on a trip to Adelaide in late June when she was potentially infectious.

    The woman attended:

    — Quest King William South, 379 King William Street, Monday, June 24, to Friday morning, June 28

    — Adelaide Market Arcade on Monday, June 24, 11:00am to 2:00pm and Thursday, June 27, 12:30pm to 2:30pm

    — Adelaide Zoo, Monday, June 24, 2:00pm to 5:30pm

    — Coles, Adelaide Market Arcade, Monday June, 24, 5:00pm to 6:00pm

    — Adelaide Festival Centre, King William Street, Tuesday, June 25, 3:00pm to midnight, Wednesday, June 26, 5:00pm to 9:30pm, and Thursday, June 27, 4:00pm to 10:30pm

    — Adelaide Airport, Friday, June 28 10:00am to 2:45pm

    — Virgin Flight VA1397 from Adelaide to Brisbane on Friday, June 28, scheduled for departure at 1:30pm.

    There have been 128 measles cases in Australia so far this year with three diagnosed in South Australia...

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    Source: https://www.smh.com.au/national/nsw/...06-p51v3j.html

    Sydney measles alert: Cathay Pacific flight, airport and south-west
    Kate Aubusson
    By Kate Aubusson
    June 6, 2019 — 12.35pm

    Passengers on an international flight to Sydney Airport and a train to Sydney's south-west have been warned to look out for measles symptoms, after a man was diagnosed with the highly-contagious condition.

    The man in his 40s was returning from Bangladesh on Cathay Pacific flight CX139 on Tuesday May 28. The plane landed at Sydney T1 International Terminal at 7.40pm.
    The man travelled on a Cathay Pacific flight to Sydney form Bangladesh.

    The man travelled on a Cathay Pacific flight to Sydney form Bangladesh.

    He travelled by train from the airport on the Macarthur line, departing at 9.11pm and arriving at Leumeah at 9.58pm.

    People who travelled on the same plane and train, and those in the international terminal - (including the baggage carousel, customs, and arrivals areas) between 7:40pm and 9:30pm should be alert for signs and symptoms of measles until June 20, NSW Health said on Thursday...

    ...This alert brings the total number of measles cases in NSW to 36, including eight children under the age of five...

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    Source: https://www.smh.com.au/national/nsw/...03-p51tzs.html


    Measles alert after infectious baby flew from Manila, went to Central
    By Georgina Mitchell
    June 3, 2019 — 3.14pm

    Passengers who arrived on a flight from the Philippines and people who were in international arrivals at Sydney Airport on May 25 have been warned to watch for symptoms of measles after a baby who arrived on the flight was found to have been infectious.

    The infant, who is under a year old, travelled from Manila to Sydney on Cebu Pacific flight 5J 41 and arrived about 9.50am. The child developed a measles rash several days later and was diagnosed with measles...

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