Measles Storm Heading Towards Northland!

Because of the recent reports of adult measles cases in Christchurch, Auckland and Wellington in passengers who arrived on flights from Australia, health authorities have issued warnings about possible spread of infection in Northland.

Measles is highly contagious and infection can result in serious illness in both adults and children. Travellers in this area should be aware of the possible risk of exposure to measles.

Please refer to the GHNN Diseases Health Library for more information on exposure to and prevention of measles.

Visit our Health Library for more information on exposure to and the prevention of Measles.

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