Two premier netball teams have been put into isolation after they were exposed to a player who had measles during a match and became seriously ill.

They are among 36 people in home isolation, some of them until June 5, after coming in contact with the player during a match between two Northland teams on May 17. At least one has flu-like symptoms associated with the onset of measles and is being monitored.

The infected netballer had travelled back from the Philippines to New Zealand in early May and developed "flu-like" measles symptoms about a fortnight later.

Thinking she merely

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