News  » Measles outbreak in Western Sydney

Last updated 1:20 PM on 6 April 2017

A measles outbreak in western Sydney has infected people including three children, with health authorities warning that the cases spent time at the Children's Hospital at Westmead while infectious.

People with measles symptoms should seek medical advice as soon as possible phoning the emergency department or GP beforehand, stay home from work or school, and limit other activities to avoid exposing other vulnerable people, such as infants, to the infection.

Statement from NSW Health (pdf 44 KB)