The baby and their family return to Christchurch from Auckland, where there is a large outbreak of measles, and their baby and family have returned to Christchurch from Auckland where there is a great outbreak of measles.
Anyone in the emergency room at Christchurch Hospital between 22:00 on July 1
9 and 3:45 on the following day or on July 23 at 1.40 on the next day should remain isolated by 5 August unless are not sure they had two MMR vaccinations, had measles before, or were over 50.
Canterbury District The Health Commission and Public Health Team work to identify all members of the baby's family and close contacts.
Humphrey says people have been infected five days before the rash develops within five days of a rash, It is possible for anyone who has been exposed to the disease and who is not immune should remain isolated within 14 days of exposure.
"It means staying home from school or work and without contact with unimmunized people," said Humphrey, "if you're not sure if you're immune to the phone with your GP – they can advise you," said Humphrey. 30 and 40 years old had only one measles vaccine, so they are less likely to be immunized until they get another MMR
More information on measles can be found on the Ministry of Health website with respiratory secretions via cough and sneezing
The symptoms of measles incl
– A temperature above 38.5 ° C and a feeling of being unwell
– A red spots of rash beginning on day 4 or 5 of the disease, usually on the face before moving to the chest and arms. 19659002] Anyone who thinks that he or she has been exposed to measles or has symptoms should call his or her doctor free health counseling at any time