NWT Chief Public Health Officer declares measles outbreak in Inuvik after 2nd case – CKLB News

March 7, 2019

The Chief Public Health Officer for the Northwest Territories has declared a measles outbreak in Inuvik.

Dr. Kami Kandola’s declaration follows a second person in Inuvik being diagnosed with measles, showing symptoms on February 28th.

According to a news release from the Department of Health and Social Services, the infectious period is identified as February 25th to March 5th.

This brings the number of individuals with measles in the NWT to two, both in Inuvik.

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