Measles: Infected in hospitals and trains

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Authorities are now trying to trace or raise awareness of additional contact persons.

Contact tracing: This is one of those buzzwords that has entered the common vocabulary, at least after the corona pandemic. Now this is happening in Tyrol with another viral disease. That is Due to an outbreak of measles in the Tyrolean district of Kufstein.

Initially there are Wednesdays Two independent cases – Two adults affected – registered, Then a third was added. and at One of the social amenities (Refugee Shelter) A living person.

➤ Read more here: Measles Outbreak: Two cases occurred independently of each other

Like that State of Tyrol on Thursday evening Contact, it turned out One of the affected individuals as per present knowledge January 28 and 29, 2024 in the outpatient department of Kufstein Hospital (inpatient department) Suspended for investigation.

“According to hospital records BH Kufstein is currently contacting all registered persons who were in the outpatient area during the relevant periods”, said in a statement.

On many public transports

According to the current information of the authority, one of the victims also traveled in the following public transport during this period.

  • January 28, 2024, 9:36 am Regional Express 2 train connection from Wörgl to Kufstein
  • January 28, 2024, 10 am Bus connection from Kufstein Bhf to BKH Kufstein
  • Bus connection from BKH Kufstein to Wörgl Hbf on January 28, 2024, from 1 pm to 2 pm
  • January 29, 2024, 10:45 AM, bus connection 4026 from Wörgl Hbf to BKH Kufstein
  • Jan 29, 2024, 11:52 am Bus connection 4055 from BKH Kufstein to Kufstein Bhf
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Check security

Those who were there at the specified time (including after two hours) are now recommended to independently check their protection against measles (vaccination passport check). Pay attention to their health.

If there are people present in the area during the above mentioned times, Flu-like symptoms such as high fever, runny nose, dry cough and conjunctivitis occur.Being yourself is important Isolate as much as possibleTo avoid infecting others, call your family doctor.

Measles is one A highly contagious and reportable disease. People who have been vaccinated twice and have already had measles are considered immune. Measles is now very rare thanks to high vaccination rates in recent years.

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