Tag Archives: Measles

Cruise ship quarantined over measles concerns

The Freewinds, with approximately 300 crew members and passengers, has been quarantined in a port in the Caribbean island’s capital since officials discovered the person on board has the highly contagious disease, according to Chief Medical Officer Dr. Merlene Fredericks-James. On Thursday, the ship’s doctor requested 100 doses of the measles vaccine, according to a… Read More »

Measles alert: Were you exposed?

SOME public places in Brisbane have been exposed to measles in a recent confirmed case. Metro North Public Health Unit has confirmed a male in his 30s contracted measles after travelling overseas. Australia’s vaccination rate in top 5 Clerics reject vaccine as ‘unclean’ It has not been disclosed where he travelled from, however he was… Read More »