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20 September 2011 10:20
Travellers to the US city of Milwaukee have been warned of a possible measles outbreak
A second case of measles has been reported from the US city of Milwaukee.
According to Milwaukee Health Department officials, the second confirmed case involves an adult who came into contact with the first case of infection, which was reported more than a week ago from a family of recent immigrants.
Experts believe that there could be a few more highly suspect cases.
British holidaymakers who are planning to fly to Milwaukee may now want to grab a comprehensive
medical travel insurance deal before their trip.
Measles symptoms include bloodshot eyes, cough, fever, sensitivity to light, muscle pain, rash, sore throat and white spots inside the mouth. They start showing up eight to 12 days from when the the virus enters the body.
14 January 2017
Some of the biggest airports in the UK have been forced to cancel flights as snow and blizzard conditions sweep parts of the country.
13 January 2017
Stress could be as significant a risk factor for heart attacks and strokes as smoking, drinking and overeating, new research shows.
24 December 2016
Planned strikes by British Airways cabin crew on Christmas Day and Boxing Day have been suspended amid continuing industrial unrest ahead of the weekend break.
11 January 2017
A connection between diabetes and inflection in children could be a major breakthrough in developing a cure for type 1 diabetes, according to new research.
10 January 2017
A new trial aimed at tackling widespread loneliness among older people is successfully reducing isolation using community-based tactics, a report shows.
07 January 2017
People may be able to enjoy better brain health in later life by following a Mediterranean diet, research has suggested.
06 January 2017
Many Britons plan to cut down on the costs of their holidays in 2017, as part of their financial resolutions for the New Year.
05 January 2017
Holidaymakers have been encouraged to make the most of the fact 2017 boasts a pair of bank holiday weekends just two weeks apart.
04 January 2017
Holidaymakers are increasingly turning their attentions to trips which are all-inclusive, new research has suggested.
31 December 2016
Budget airline Norwegian has said it will launch ultra-low cost flights for as little at £56 to New York as it ramps up the pressure on its rivals.
30 December 2016
Some of the most famous artists in history may have left subtle clues to brain disease in their paintings, new research suggests.
29 December 2016
A positive outlook for the UK travel industry is being tempered by uncertainty over the economy, according to a new report.