ACT Health has posted an alert for measles in the community beyond the immunisation shunning steiner community:
This week, two people were diagnosed with measles in the ACT. These people have no known links to the recent measles outbreak associated with an ACT school.
This suggests that exposure to measles has occurred in the general community and is possible that there may be additional cases of measles over the next few weeks.
Health notes the disease is highly contagious and the best protection is the MMR jab, which you’re never too old for.
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The immunisation can be effective even after you’ve come into contact with the plague bearers.