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Measles Warning

Measles Warning

Measles Warning

Shepparton has been issued with a measles warning by Victorian health authorities after a young man travelled from Samoa to Shepparton and was later diagnosed with the disease.

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The man was travelling on Thursday the 14th of November on the 12.52pm V/Line train to Shepparton, and then was at Shepparton train station from 3.30pm until 4.30pm.

Before his train, he was also at Melbourne Tullamarine Airport and Southern Cross Station, which are locations that have also been warned.

Health Authorities say that people that visited that area on the 14th should look out for symptoms until December 2, as it can take up to 18 days for symptoms to show.

There have now been 44 cases of confirmed measles in Victoria this year. Head HERE for measles symptoms and contact your doctor immediately if you are experiencing any signs.

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