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Measles exposure at Montreal Trudeau Airport

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Another case of measles has been declared by The Montreal Public Health department.

A person boarded a flight from Moncton to Montreal at the Montreal Trudeau Airport September 20th between 12:05 p.m. and 1:35 p.m. and also visited several public places. 

Health officials have stated that if you were at the following places at these times you might have been exposed to measles: 

  • Air Canada flight 8903 from Moncton to Montreal and the domestic arrival zone
    Montreal Trudeau Airport
    12:05 p.m. and 1:35 p.m. on Sept. 20.

  • Maxi 
    12780 Sherbrooke St. in Pointe-aux-Trembles
    2:15 p.m. and 4:15 p.m. on Sept. 21.

  • Mikes 
    12500 Shebrooke St. in Pointe-aux-Trembles
    7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. on Sept. 21.

  • Canadian Tire 
    3500 du Tricentaire Blvd. in Pointe-aux-Trembles
    10 a.m. and 12:20 p.m. on Sept. 23.

  • IGA 
    7975 Hochelaga St. in Montreal
    11:30 a.m. and 12:50 p.m. on Sept. 25.

  • Best Western Plus at Hotel le Prestige 
    12555 Sherbrooke St. in Pointe-aux-Trembles
    4 p.m. on Sept. 24 and 9:30 a.m. on Sept. 25.

  • Couche-Tard 
    12044 Sherbrooke St. in Pointe-aux-Trembles
    3 p.m. and 4:35 p.m. on Sept. 25.

CLICK for the Full list of locations and deadlines for monitoring symptoms

The Montreal Public Health departments recommend that all persons whom were present at these locations, at the exact time indicated to make sure that they are protected from the infectious disease. Contact your doctor immediately if for more information.


Measles is a highly contagious disease that travels through the air, sneezing or any physical contact. 
The first symptoms of the measles are:

  • High fever
  • Runny nose
  • Cough
  • Redness appearing on your face and body

It could take up to 7 to 14 days after being exposed to see any symptoms. A person begins to be contagious 4 days before the appearance of redness, and it can remain contagious up to 4 days after their appearance. Measles lasts 1 to 2 weeks.

Read More on The Montreal Public Health department's website.

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