Measles associated with attendance at Etihad Stadium РThe Department of Health has been notified of further confirmed cases of measles in individuals not vaccinated for measles who became ill after attendance at an RMIT graduation ceremony at Melbourne’s Etihad Stadium on 17 December 2014. As measles is highly infectious through airborne transmission other secondary cases could occur in susceptible people. Measles has an incubation period of up to 18 days (average 14 days from exposure to rash) so illness acquired from this event could begin up to 4 January 2015, and remain infectious for many days after that.

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