Alert on possible measles exposure in Queensland

It issued an alert after a person returned to Queensland from Asia on 2 January while infectious, after acquiring the disease overseas. The person then flew to Mount Isa after spending the day in Brisbane.

The health authority said anyone who was at the Brisbane international airport at around 1pm on 2 January, in the CBD that day, at the Brisbane domestic airport at around 6am on Thursday 3 January, or on the flight to Mount Isa was at risk.

“If anyone has been infected with the virus after being in contact with this person in early January, they would be starting to get sick now,” said Dr