Décès dus à la rougeole dans le district d'Awaran, au Pakistan

As many as 5 children have died due to an outbreak of measles in Mashky Kanderi area of Awaran. At least 40 more children are reported to be infected.

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Advice For Travellers

All travellers are reminded that outbreaks of the highly contagious measles virus can occur anywhere in the world at any time. Travellers who have not been immunized may be at high risk. Travellers can reduce their risk of exposure to the highly contagious measles virus by ensuring that their childhood vaccinations, including measles, are up-to-date prior to travelling.