Measles alert: did you fly from Beijing to Vancouver March 3? Or were you at YVR then?
Passengers on a flight from Beijing to Vancouver could be at risk of getting measles. An individual who was on Air China flight CA991 from Beijing arriving in Vancouver March 3rd at 9:30 a.m. developed symptoms of measles after their arrival. This person was infectious during the flight.
Protecting yourself and others from the flu can be as easy as a quick roll of the sleeve and a poke in the arm.
Health Minister Terry Lake and provincial health officer Dr. Perry Kendall did just that today to announce that the influenza vaccine is now available throughout the province.
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