Health service confirm fourth case of measles in Ipswich

A FOURTH case of measles has been confirmed in Ipswich this week by the West Moreton Hospital and Health Service.

A man who was unknowingly carrying the infectious disease visited Ipswich Hospital numerous times between September 6 and 11.

On September 7 a woman, who was also unaware she had measles, visited the Leichhardt pharmacy around midday.

The health service said they do not believe that cases are linked.

Public health physician Dr Heidi Carroll said residents who visited Ipswich Hospital and Leichhardt pharmacy on those dates should be alert for symptoms.

Queensland Health staff are continuing to investigate the outbreak.



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