Measles outbreak

The HSE is dealing with a measles outbreak in Dublin’s North Inner City, with 13 cases of measles identified in adults and children since July.

Measles is highly contagious and is spread easily. Its symptoms include a high fever, cough, runny nose, red eyes, vomiting, diarrhoea, and a rash which starts on the head and spreads down the body.

If you think you might have measles, you should stay at home and phone your GP.

Read more on hse.ie.