Measles outbreak

A minor measles outbreak is currently taking place in Gothenburg. A first case was identified 10 December, 2017. 

If you're showing symptoms of measles, please call the health advice hotline 1177. for information and consultation. The first symptoms are high fever, a severe cough and red eyes, followed by a rash.

Please do not visit your health centre (vårdcentral) or the emergency room without calling 1177 first. Measles is a highly contagious viral infection and you may spread it to others in the waiting room.

More detailed information in Swedish.

Information in other languages

Arabic

Somali

Tigrinya

 

Updated: 2018-01-09 13:07