Officials with the Oslo Municipality reported (computer translated) earlier this week on a case of measles.

Norway/CIA
Norway/CIA

The individual came to the emergency room in Storgata on Sunday, March 17. Unvaccinated children and other unvaccinated persons who were on the GP in this period should be vaccinated as soon as possible, and no later than Wednesday 19 March.

Persons who have stayed at the General Practitioner in Storgata in Oslo on Tuesday 12 March between. 10 and 17, and people who were in concert at the Park Theater in Oslo on the evening of March 13 may be exposed to infection. Unvaccinated persons who were at the Public Health Service on March 12 or Parkteateret March 13 should avoid contact with other unvaccinated persons up to and including Tuesday, March 26. Unvaccinated children in this group should be kept at home from kindergarten until March 26.

There is high vaccination coverage among children and adolescents in Norway, and most adult persons will either have immunity from undergone illness or taken the vaccine. There may be some more cases in this case, but attention to symptoms in people who may be exposed to infection may help to further spread the spread, says department director Didrik Vestrheim at the Norwegian Institute of Public Health.