Multiple measles cases reported within Haifa

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
June 5, 2019 13:57
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Cases of the measles have been reported across Haifa, according to the Ministry of Health.

On Thursday, one case was reported in the morning hours at the Reali Hebrew School. The second case was reported on Friday at the University of Haifa. A third case was reported at a medical clinic in Smoleskin. The fourth case was reported on Monday at the Greg Cafe in the Horev center.Those who have been in the places around the hours listed above, who were born from 1957 onward and are not vaccinated in two doses against measles, are requested to contact the Ministry of Health at + 5400 hours within 6 days of exposure to the Health Bureau nearest to their place of residence," the Ministry wrote. "If you are suffering from symptoms and need a medical examination, please contact the clinic or any other medical institution by appointment or alternatively notify the staff immediately upon arrival at the medical institution. It should be noted that signs appear within 21 days of exposure."

"The Ministry of Health advises individuals with symptoms of fever plus one or more of the following symptoms: cough, runny nose, eye inflammation or rash to stay away from public places, such as the work place, places of worship, shopping malls, restaurants, public transportation, busy events and any other public place in order to help contain the spread of measles," the Ministry also wrote.


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