GPs warned of measles outbreak

Recent cases have presented at the Children’s Hospital at Westmead, local medical centres in western Sydney and the Blue Mountains as well as Penrith shopping centres.

“There may be other cases in the community with measles now or who will be developing symptoms over the next few weeks,” the health authority said.

GPs are advised to isolate suspected cases by arranging to see them in their homes or by bringing them in at the end of the day.

It asked that GPs notify their Public Health Unit immediately,and not to wait for test results before calling.

It also recommended