News

Measles Warning for Euro 2012 Fans

Measles Warning for Euro 2012 Fans

Irish fans travelling to Poland and Ukraine for Euro 2012 games are being warned of a measles epidemic that is currently sweeping the west of Ukraine, close to the border.

Measles is one of the most infectious viruses for humans. More than 6,000 cases have been reported in Ukraine this year, including 162 over the last 24 hours. The epidemic is expected to accelerate in the run-up to the start of the matches in June, according to the Stockholm-based European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control.

Measles Warning

According to the Ukrainian Minister of Health, 93 sanitary and quarantine stations have been established in collaboration with the corresponding Polish authorities, as well as sharing of information concerning fans commuting between the two countries during the tournament. In addition, teams of epidemiologists will be stationed at the stadium used during the tournament.

Click to add a comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

News

NEIL STEEDMAN has been a trade journalist, copywriter, editor and proofreader for 52 years, and News & Features Editor for ‘Irish Travel Trade News’ for the past 42 years.

More in News

The Happy Pear to Open in Dublin Airport Terminal 1

Neil SteedmanAugust 17, 2019

New Head of Sales Appointed at Visit Orlando

Michael FloodAugust 16, 2019

CAR Interim Report on Insolvency Protection Arrangements Concludes “No clear preferred option”

Neil SteedmanAugust 15, 2019

TUI Group Expects “Solid Performance” in 2019

Neil SteedmanAugust 15, 2019

Travel Counsellors Ireland Seeks Experienced Travel Executive

Neil SteedmanAugust 15, 2019

ITTN’s Great Value Travel Deals – 15th August 2019

Neil SteedmanAugust 15, 2019

Travel Counsellors’ 2020 Conference Set for Druids Glen Hotel

Neil SteedmanAugust 15, 2019

Hainan Airlines Suspends Flights for the Winter

Michael FloodAugust 15, 2019

Norwegian Ends Transatlantic Flights from Ireland to North America

Michael FloodAugust 15, 2019

Copyright © 2019 Belgrave Group Limited, C4 Nutgrove Office Park, Nutgrove Avenue, Rathfarnham, Dublin 14, Ireland