Nasilai village in Nakelo quarantined for measles
December 3, 2019 12:52 pm
Nasilai Village in Nakelo – Rewa Subdivision has been quarantined after the latest confirmed case of measles is from this village.
Nasilai village in Nakelo has been quarantined after the latest confirmed case of measles from this village.
The Rewa Subdivisional Outbreak Response Team is quickly responding to notification of this latest case.
The response includes isolation of the case and quarantine and vaccination of contacts and the at-risk community as appropriate.
The second phase of the immunization campaign will begin tomorrow and the Central Division is prioritized for this phase of the campaign.
This as all confirmed cases to date is in this division, and the focus remains on containing the current outbreak.
There are 15 confirmed measles cases with 11 from Serua/Namosi Subdivision and four from Suva and Rewa subdivision.
The Ministry is urging people to avoid all unnecessary travel to the at-risk areas of Serua/Namosi and Nasilai village in Nakelo.