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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.
24 February 2017
Heathrow airport has issued delay and cancellation warnings, after Storm Doris reached nearly 90mph on its way to batter Britain.
23 February 2017
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22 February 2017
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21 February 2017
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18 February 2017
At least 10 Britons have been injured in a speedboat accident off the icy coast of Norway.
17 February 2017
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16 February 2017
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15 February 2017
The collaborative #SkiSafe campaign has been relaunched in a bid to raise safety awareness among winter sports enthusiasts.
14 February 2017
A new "age defying" hormone could offer a breakthrough in preventing kidney and heart disease in people who suffer from diabetes.
11 February 2017
Patients needing new life-saving medication could have to wait two years after the UK leaves the EU, experts are warning.
10 February 2017
Families looking to take a cheap break in the upcoming half term are often sorely disappointed, however new research suggests Cyprus is the best destination for a well-priced trip.
09 February 2017
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