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Metro North Public Health Unit has been notified of a confirmed case of measles in traveller from Victoria. The person with measles was infectious while in Brisbane between 22 and 30 September, including Brisbane airport, Kangaroo Point and various places on the Gold Coast.
The Therapeutic Goods Administration has recently published information about Zostavax. The TGA's statement can be found at www.tga.gov.au/alert/zostavax-vaccine. For more information please contact the Therapeutic Goods Administration.