By NewsDesk @bactiman63
Victoria health issued an update to their measles advisory with the most recent cases being infectious while attending public sites across metropolitan Melbourne and regional Victoria.
The table below is a summary of all public exposure sites for all current measles cases in Victoria.
|Date||Time||Location||Onset of symptoms up to|
|Friday 22 November||10pm – 12midnight||Futsal Oz – Thomastown, 391 Settlement Rd, Thomastown VIC 3074||Tuesday, 10 December 2019|
|Friday, 29 November||All day||Hellenic Republic, 25/27 Church Street, Brighton||Tuesday, 17 December 2019|
|Saturday, 30 November||9.55am – 1.30pm||Virgin Australia flight VA322, departing Brisbane 9.55am, arriving to Melbourne 1.30pm||Wednesday, 18 December 2019|
|Saturday, 30 November||1.30pm – 2.45pm||Melbourne Tullamarine Airport, Terminal 3||Wednesday, 18 December 2019|
|Tuesday, 3 December||All day||Tram 109, Port Melbourne to CBD return||Saturday, 21 December 2019|
|Wednesday, 4 December||All day||Tram 109, Port Melbourne to CBD return||Sunday, 22 December 2019|
|Thursday, 5 December||All day||Tram 109, Port Melbourne to CBD return||Monday, 23 December 2019|
In 2019 there have now been 56 cases of confirmed measles notified in Victoria. Almost all cases are in people who are not fully immunised against measles, who have either travelled overseas or been in contact with travellers from overseas in Victoria. Many cases are people born since 1966 who believed they were fully immunised but who had not had two doses of MMR vaccine.
Anyone who presents with signs and symptoms compatible with measles should be tested and notified to the department. There should be an especially high index of suspicion if they have travelled overseas or visited any of the areas listed above and are unvaccinated or partially vaccinated for measles.
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