Lake Munmorah High School has advised the school community that a potential case of German Measles, commonly known as Rubella, has been brought to the school’s attention.
“We have had a suspected case of German Measles reported in the school.
Relieving Principal, Georgia Fleming, said: “According to NSW Health, symptoms are often mild and include: mild fever, runny nose, swollen nodes and a pink, blotchy rash.
“NSW Health estimates the time from exposure to illness can be between 14 to 21 days,” Fleming said.
The disease is normally contained by the MMR immunisation administered to children when they are 12 months and followed by a second dose at the age of 4.
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Georgia Fleming, Lake Munmorah High School