measles

Hundreds rush for measles jabs

NZSki is seeking advice on whether it can introduce mandatory vaccinations for staff to stop another measles outbreak happening next ski season. Fifteen ski or snowboard instructors from The Remarkables skifield have now tested positive for the virus, taking the...

Measles outbreak

Five Queenstown residents diagnosed with measles all work as ski and snowboard instructors. Southern District Health Board confirmed five of the seven people who've tested positive for the highly-contagious disease in the resort in recent weeks work on the mountains. At...
Queenstown Airport has been identified as the place where two adults and a 13-month-old baby  contracted the notifiable disease measles. Three cases had since been reported — in Queenstown, Wanaka and Christchurch — prompting both the Southern and Canterbury District...
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