Thousands of vaccines are being delivered to health centres in the Canterbury district, which includes Christchurch, as the potentially life-threatening disease widened to more than 20 confirmed cases. It might also lead to serious complications such as pneumonia and encephalitis (swelling of the brain).
The highly contagious disease can spread through coughing and sneezing, and the virus can live for up to two hours in the air or on a surface. People are infectious from five days before the onset of the rash until five days after the rash appears.
Janak Peris, 44, dairy worker: "Maybe teach the public to avoid the people who got it, and contain those who have it inside their houses".
"To maintain herd immunity, communities have to vaccinate enough residents to protect the small number of people who can not receive a vaccination for medical reasons", said Ashley Franks, Erie County Health Department epidemiologist.
Canterbury Medical Officer of Health, Dr Ramon Pink says measles is now in widespread circulation and people who aren't fully immune could be exposed to the risk of infection anywhere in Canterbury.
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Here, Art Reingold, professor and division head of epidemiology at the University of California, Berkeley, School of Public Health, talks about measles, vaccine safety, and the importance of immunizing kids.
Children and young adults (age range 5 years to 28 years) who are either not immunised or who have only received one MMR dose to date.
The four-year-old MMR could be brought forward to no sooner than four weeks after the previous MMR.
Given their higher risk, our focus over the short term is to provide MMR immunizations to those under 29 years who are not fully vaccinated. Many of this year's cases stem from an outbreak in Washington state, and almost all of those involve children who weren't vaccinated against the disease.
"I say to every mom that I see, that vaccines are 95 percent (effective), but that still gives you a great deal of security", he said. "It's just a matter of where it is and that's why we say to call ahead just to make sure that where you want to go has it available".
Some new freshman Democrats who hail from solidly liberal districts haven't shied away from the subject - Michigan Rep. Civil War, Johnson was impeached in 1868 after firing his secretary of war, only to be acquitted by the Senate.
Still, it would call attention to congressional opposition to one of his chief campaign pledges: building the wall. Congress is on the verge of issuing a sharp rebuke to Trump over his declaration of an emergency at the border.
Jackson said at the outset of the sentencing hearing that she would not be influenced by last Thursday's sentence imposed by U.S. Manafort appeared in a Washington, DC courtroom in a wheelchair on Wednesday, asking the judge for leniency.
A former Yale soccer coach had pleaded guilty before the documents went public and helped build the case against others. She will be released after her afternoon court appearance on a signature bond with a guarantee she'll appear in court.
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Karlsson signed for a 69, Elvira, Lorenzo-Vera and Van Rooyen went round in 70, and overnight leader Wilson finished with a 71. It was another disappointing tournament for a man who is developing an unfortunate habit of being able to finish the job off.
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Donald Trump says U.S. grounding Boeing 737s
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