Measles alert amid fear of undetected cases

HEALTH authorities are concerned there might be multiple undetected cases of measles in Victoria following three confirmed cases.

And GPs in Brisbane have also been alerted as one of the cases travelled to the city while infectious.

None of the cases has travelled overseas and no index case has been identified, according to Victoria’s department of human services.

Victoria’s acting chief health officer Dr Finn Romanes has asked GPs and emergency departments to be alert for measles in patients presenting with a fever at rash onset.

One of the cases

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