Officials Issue Measles Health Warning From the F1 Australian Grand Prix
Jalopnik.com - Fri 22 Mar 20:41 GMT

It’s been almost a week since the Australian Grand Prix and start of the Formula One season, but the side effects of attending such a large event didn’t end after the overpriced concessions and traffic mess to go home. On Friday, the Victoria State Government…

Officials Issue Measles Health Warning From the F1 Australian Grand Prix

  The government’s health warning, which is active as of this posting, is for a confirmed case of measles at the track over the weekend, where Valtteri Bottas won the first race of the year over Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton.

  The warning said the person with measles might have been in the contagious stage while at the race, and that they visited several areas of the track.

  These are the areas listed in the warning, for those who might have also been at the grand prix: Anyone who might have been exposed to measles at the race and is susceptible to the infection, the warning said, could see an onset of symptoms up until April 4.

  Measles, a highly infectious disease caused by a virus that often leads to a large, red rash can open a person up to worse, potentially fatal complications, shouldn’t really be a thing anymore.

  The health warning in Australia said new measles cases can present themselves with fevers, severe coughs, red eyes and a rash.