Cantabrians urged to vaccinate after third case of measles confirmed

Author
Newstalk ZB,
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Health,
Publish Date
Monday, 12 February 2018, 7:27PM
An 18 year old woman is the third case in a fortnight to be diagnosed with the highly contagious virus.
An 18 year old woman is the third case in a fortnight to be diagnosed with the highly contagious virus.

Canterbury Public health officials are urging the community to get vaccinated after a third case of measles is confirmed in Canterbury.

An 18-year-old woman is the third case in a fortnight to be diagnosed with the highly contagious virus.

The woman visited Christchurch hospital's emergency department on Saturday and Sunday so anyone who was in the waiting room at the weekend is urged to contact their GP's for vaccination.

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