Qld measles case puts state on alert

State health authorities say the central Queensland man probably caught the virus during a recent holiday in Asia.

He had contact with colleagues at the Moranbah mine camp while he was contagious from 25 April to 6 May, according to Dr -Stephen Lambert, acting senior director of the communicable diseases unit at Queensland Health.

He was also in the dining room of the Grosvenor Village camp around 29 and 30 April between 6.30pm and 7.30pm.

Queensland Health believes many of the mine workers he had contact with have