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14 October 2011 09:28
Travellers have been alerted of a measles outbreak in Auckland
Britons flying to New Zealand have been urged to be cautious in light of the recent measles outbreak in Auckland.
As the virus continues to spread, Ministry of Health officials are working with local health authorities in Auckland to verify if there is an adequate and uninterrupted supply of the measles vaccine.
A total of 228 confirmed and probable cases of measles have been reported in Auckland so far.
Overseas travellers might now wish to invest in a good
medical travel insurance policy before heading off to New Zealand.
Those born after January 1 1969 have been urged to check their immunisation status. If they are not vaccinated or have only received one dose of the vaccination, they need to arrange an MMR vaccination, experts have said.
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20 May 2017
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19 May 2017
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17 May 2017
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16 May 2017
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13 May 2017
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12 May 2017
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11 May 2017
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