Measles warning issued after man turns up at Christchurch Hospital with the virus

A measles warning has been issued after a man appeared at Christchurch Hospital with the highly contagious virus.

The 30-year-old was in the hospital's emergency department on Sunday.

Canterbury District Health Board is urging people to look out for signs of the infection, which can include fever and cold-like symptoms.

Doctor with stethoscope
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