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Niagara Region Public Health and Emergency Services is investigating a laboratory confirmed case of measles in an adult who acquired their infection while travelling outside Canada.

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Any person who visited the following public locations are being asked to watch for signs and symptoms and to ensure their vaccination is up to date as they may have been exposed to measles.

Airline exposure locations on April 28:
  • Departing direct flight, Philippine Airlines in Manila Philippines, Flight #PR118 at 4:55 p.m.
  • Arriving flight, Toronto Pearson International Airport, Terminal 3 between the hours of 8 – 11 p.m.
Exposure location on May 1:
  • Eastern Chinese Restaurant, 1 Stone Mason Dr., Markham between the hours of 5 – 7:30 p.m.
Exposure location on May 2:
  • Petro-Canada Convenience Store, 9249 Ninth Line, Markham between the hours of 9 – 11 p.m.
Exposure location on May 3:
  • ​Niagara Health Welland Site, 65 Third St., Welland, Emergency Room between the hours of 7 p.m. – 3:30 a.m.

Philippines measles 5-times 2018 numbers

The hospital is collaborating with Public Health to ensure anyone who may have been exposed at the Welland Emergency Department is identified and contacted directly as a precautionary measure.

If you think you may have measles and need to see a doctor, you must call ahead to the doctor’s office, walk-in clinic, or emergency department. This will allow health care staff to manage your care appropriately.