Measles Warning For Melbourne CBD And Great Ocean Road

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Measles Warning For Melbourne CBD And Great Ocean Road

Melbourne residents are warned to stat alert are a woman travelled around Melbourne infected with measles. 

She visited Melbourne's CBD, including Flinders Backpackers, as well as St Kilda beach, Philip Island, and the Great Ocean Road between Geelong and Warrnambool, from Saturday until Wednesday, health authorities said.

Victoria's deputy chief health officer Dr Brett Sutton warned "many people" may have been exposed to the virus, and said symptoms could show up until March 21.

Measles symptoms don't appear until 10 to 14 days after exposure and include a cough, runny nose, inflamed eyes, sore throat, fever and a red, blotchy skin rash. 

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