NSW Health says most people aged under 54 heading overseas should be checking their vaccination history after another tourist returned home with measles. International-bound travellers under the age of 54 should be checking their measles vaccination history, a health official has warned amid another public alert for the highly contagious disease. NSW Health on Saturday issued an alert for people in Sydney International Airport in the early hours of August 17 after an unvaccinated man on a flight from the Middle East was diagnosed with measles. The alert extends to those on the same Etihad Airways flight EY 415 that landed at 11.55pm on August 16 and those at customs, baggage carousels and the arrivals area in the hours afterwards. "Anyone who develops symptoms of measles should phone their GP to ensure they don’t wait alongside other patients before seeing their doctor," communicable diseases director Vicky Sheppeard said in […]