In a follow-up on the measles situation in Dublin, Ireland, the Health Services Executive (HSE) reports five additional cases, bringing the outbreak to 11 cases to date.

The HSE is particularly concerned about the risk of measles in children who attended Temple St Children’s University Hospital on the dates listed below, who may have been exposed to an infectious case of measles. Measles cases are also occurring in children and adults who are in contact with measles cases in the community in Dublin.

Temple St Children’s University Hospital

Day Date Time Department 21 days
Wednesday 25th July 9.30am to 2pm Outpatients department 15th August
Thursday 26th July 7.15pm to midnight Emergency department 16th |August
Friday 27th July 4.20pm to 7.30pm Emergency department 17th August
Monday 6th August 2.20pm to 10pm Emergency department 27th August

Health officials say if you or your child attended Temple St Children’s University Hospital on any of these dates and you or your child develop symptoms of measles please stay at home and phone your General Practitioner (GP) for advice. The risk of measles is for up to 21 days after contact with a case.

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