Measles Outbreak From Rap Contest
Those competing in the Asia-Pacific finale of the World Supremacy Battleground hip-hop competition at Sydney’s Olympic Park scored some spots – but not the ones they were hoping for.
Photo: CDC / Dr. Heinz F. Eichenwald
A contestant from the Philippines infected 14 others with measles.
The latest victim was diagnosed Jan. 9 in Canberra, marking the disease’s first emergence in that city since 2011.
The four New Zealand contestants returned home and infected six others.