Measles outbreak suspected on Election Day in the Golan Heights

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
April 14, 2019 19:53
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The Health Ministry reported on Sunday that a measles outbreak had been reported in the Golan Heights town of Katzrin. The exposure took place on April 9 between 9 and 9:30 a.m. in the ballot placed in Darchai Noaam school. 


Another outbreak was reported on the evening of election day in the city of Ness Ziona during a wedding that took place in Vitrage wedding hall between seven thirty p.m. and eleven p.m.
Those born after 1956 and were not vaccinated with two doses of the measles vaccine, are requested to contact the nearest health office as soon as possible to determine whether they need to be vaccinated. 


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