By NewsDesk @infectiousdiseasenews
Dr Brett Sutton, Chief Health Officer of Victoria, Australia issued a health alert as three confirmed measles case have been identified in Victorian residents who have returned from overseas travel. Two cases were infectious while attending public places.
|Date||Time||Location||Onset of symptoms up to|
|Saturday 20 July||4pm – 6.30pm||Cebu Pacific flight 5J49, Manila to Melbourne, Melbourne Airport – Terminal 2||Wednesday, 7 August 2019|
|Tuesday 23 July||9am – 6pm||Eastland Shopping centre||Saturday 10 August 2019|
|Wednesday 24 July||9am – 6pm||Eastland Shopping centre||Sunday 11 August 2019|
|Thursday 25 July||9am – 9pm||Eastland Shopping centre||Monday 12 August 2019|
|Friday 26 July||9am – 2pm||Eastland Shopping centre||Tuesday 13 August 2019|
|Saturday 27 July||9am – 7pm||Adventist Women’s Conference, Phillip Island Adventure Resort||Wednesday 14 August 2019|
|Saturday 27 July||5pm – 7pm||Pino’s Trattoria, 29-31 Thompson Ave, Cowes VIC 3922||Wednesday 14 August 2019|
|Sunday 28 July||9am – 1pm||Adventist Women’s Conference, Phillip Island Adventure Resort||Thursday 15 August 2019|
In 2019 there have now been 29 cases of confirmed measles notified in Victoria. Almost all cases are in people who are not fully immunized against measles, who have either travelled overseas or been in contact with travellers from overseas in Victoria.
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