5 Sep 2019

US warns travellers about NZ measles outbreak

From Checkpoint, 6:20 pm on 5 September 2019

The US government is warning its citizens about New Zealand's measles outbreak, as the number of cases tops 1,000.

More than 50 cases in Auckland have been confirmed in the past 24 hours - the total in the region now 877.

Cases across the country are continuing to pop up too, with seven cases confirmed in Queenstown.

Health experts are saying it's heartbreaking it's got to this point.

Katie Scotcher reports.