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New measles locations of interest

Published by Auckland Regional Public Health Service on Feb 28, 2024 11:06:59 AM.


Health New Zealand has put out a measles alert, asking for people who are currently in New Zealand but who travelled in February on two international flights into Melbourne to come forward and contact Healthline as they may be measles contacts.


Australian health authorities confirmed measles cases travelled on the following flights:

  • Emirates Airline flight EK408 Dubai to Melbourne: Departed Dubai 14 February at 2.55am, arrived Melbourne 14 February 2024, 10:50pm
  • Singapore Airlines Flight SQ217 Singapore to Melbourne: Departed Singapore 19 February at 11.05am, arrived Melbourne 19 February 2024, 9.40pm


Remain vigilant for measles symptoms, including fever, cough and rash. Please ensure all eligible patients are offered MMR. Isolate on suspicion and notify public health.