Five more cases of measles have been confirmed by the Health Service Executive, bringing to 11 the number of cases in the current outbreak. Of particular concern are the children who attended Temple Street Children’s University Hospital in recent weeks and may have been exposed to an infectious case of measles.
The dates, times and departments involved are:
Wednesday 25 July 9.30am to 2pm Outpatients Department
Thursday 26th July 7.15pm to 12am Emergency Department
Friday 27th July 4.20pm to 7.30pm Emergency Department
Monday 6th August 2.20pm to 10pm Emergency Department
The HSE said that any adult or child who attended Temple St Hospital on these dates and develops symptoms of measles should stay at home and contact their GP for advice.