Infant deaths due to measles in Mongolia

Since early this year, outbreaks in Mongolia have caused more than 19,000 infections, as well as 59 deaths in infant children. Most of the outbreaks have been kindergarten and primary school-based.

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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.

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