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    Prior posts for 2019/2020 measles see:


    Measles alert for Gold Coast and Tweed region
    by Luke Mortimer
    14th Jan 2020 10:14 AM

    GOLD Coast Health has issued a measles alert after a person with the highly contagious disease visited areas across the southeast and northern NSW.

    Members of the public who visited listed locations during the relevant times should make sure they are protected against measles and seek medical advice if they develop symptoms.

    The person visited Elevation Church at Tweed Heads and The Strand shopping centre at Coolangatta on Sunday, January 5 and Coomera Westfield shopping centre and Movie World on Monday, January 6.

    They also visited Bunnings at Oxenford and the food court at Harbour Town shopping centre on Tuesday, January 7 and Coles at Pimpama, Noosa and the Sunshine Coast, including Double Island Point lighthouse, on Wednesday, January 8...


    Measles alert issued for Geelong
    Adam Spencer / 14 January 2020

    Geelong locals are advised to be on the lookout for symptoms of Measles, after an infectious teenager visited public sites in Geelong.

    Victoria's Chief Health Officer, Dr. Brett Sutton, said the person visited the Waurn Ponds Shopping Centre between 12pm and 1pm last Tuesday, 7 January.

    The teenager also visited the Soul Pattinson Chemist on Myers Street between 7:15pm and 8:30pm last Thursday, 9 January.

    Anyone exposed to the viral disease could experience an onset of symptoms up until Saturday 25 January or Monday 27 January.

    The case is the first to be reported in Victoria this year, and the Teenager is now at home recovering...

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    New measles warning issued for Perth
    January 15th, 2020, 03:55PMWritten by Staff Writer Stirling Times News

    THE Department of Health has issued an alert following a confirmed measles case in a person who visited several Perth shopping centres last week.

    WA Health Department warned people without measles immunity to remain vigilant for symptoms if they were at the following venues:

    Coventry Village on Tuesday, January 7 between 12.00pm (midday) and 2.00pm
    Greenwood Kingsley Super Deli on Tuesday, January 7 between 4.30pm and 5.30pm
    Barbaro Bros Butchers Greenwood on Tuesday, January 7 between 4.30pm and 5.30pm
    Dianella Plaza on Wednesday, January 8 between 12.15pm and 1.30pm...


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      Another measles case in WA
      January 24th, 2020, 07:35PMWritten by Staff Writer Wanneroo Times News

      THERE has been another reported measles case in WA, with a Perth gym advising members a child attended its creche with the illness.

      Surge Fitness Clarkson sent an email to members just after 5pm this evening.

      The email said the child last attended the creche on Saturday, January 18...