Punters who visited Colonel Tan’s, the Thai meets American diner at iconic Chapel Street nightclub Revolver Upstairs, late last week may have been exposed to measles.
Health Victoria has issued a warning that an individual with a case of measles visited a number of venues in Melbourne’s inner east and north-east between Wednesday January 9 and Friday January 11.
On Wednesday January 9 the person was at Hooking Restaurant in Kew East from 7pm to 8.30pm and Laird Hotel, Abbotsford from 9pm to 12.30am.
Thursday January 10 saw them make stops at wine boutique Blackhearts & Sparrows, North Fitzroy from 4pm to 4.35pm and Colonel Tan’s Restaurant at Revolver Upstairs in Prahran from 7.30pm to 9.30pm.
On Friday January 11 they took a train on the Hurstbridge line from Collingwood to Ivanhoe between 12.20am and 1am, and attended the Prahran Aquatic Centre from 1pm to 4pm.
As reported by the Age, the individual did not attend Revolver Upstairs during the band room and nightclub operating hours. Diners who had reservations at Colonel Tan’s on the night have been contacted. It’s believed the the person contracted the disease while travelling in Southeast Asia.
Health Victoria advises people who have visited any of the venues involved to be aware of measles symptoms, which include a rash, fever, severe cough and conjunctivitis. If symptoms show, avoid contact with others where possible and make your way to your local GP or hospital.