New measles case highlights importance of immunisations

Te Whatu Ora have reported that a new measles case has been reported in Taranaki following international travel. 

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Keep an eye out for symptoms, such as a fever and a rash.

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Check if you are immune, and get vaccinated if needed

Measles is a highly infectious disease. Te Whatu Ora are encouraging whānau to check if they are immune and get their measles, mumps, rubella (MMR) vaccinations if needed.    

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