Measles vaccine for everyone on cruise ship

All 2,100 crew and passengers on the cruise ship Equinox, currently moored in the Eemshaven in Groningen, are to be vaccinated against measles, the Telegraaf reports.

Two members of the crew were diagnosed with the highly infectious disease earlier this week.
Twenty crew members who were in close contact with the two sick people have been moved to a hotel in Delfzijl as a precautionary measure.
The Equinox, a new ship, was due to leave for Southampton, England on Friday afternoon. Most of the passengers work in the travel industry and have come from all over the world, the Telegraaf says.

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