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Last Updated: Wednesday, 6 April, 2005, 09:53 GMT 10:53 UK
Unit reopens after measles cases
Cheltenham General Hospital
New admissions were sent to Cheltenham General Hospital
Gloucestershire Royal Hospital's Children's Centre, which was closed to new admissions after a measles outbreak, reopened on Tuesday night.

A hospital trust spokeswoman said there had been no more cases of the virus reported, and the majority of the staff were able to return to work.

Previously staff who may not have been immune to measles were sent home pending results of a blood test.

A member of staff and a patient's relative were originally infected.

The 5m, 44-bed capacity, children's unit opened in December 2004.


SEE ALSO:
Measles ward 'could reopen soon'
05 Apr 05 |  Gloucestershire
Measles shuts new children's ward
04 Apr 05 |  Gloucestershire
Children's unit opens at hospital
01 Dec 04 |  Gloucestershire


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