Canterbury district measles; Dengue imports into NZ

As the number of measles cases climbed to 25 on March 11, the Canterbury District Health Board advised that ‘it can now be assumed that measles is circulating widely in our community’ and more cases are expected ‘over the coming days and weeks’. The first infections were reported in late February from Christchurch and nearby Rangiora.

IN THE first week of this month, seven travellers who had been in Fiji were diagnosed with dengue fever. According to a report published by ReliefWeb, ‘5 cases are DEN 1 and 2 are unknown serotype’.  Read More.

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