Large measles outbreak in Chipata, Chadiza and Lundazi, Zambia

Health authorities have reported a large outbreak of measles with a total of 1,076 cases identified so far. To date, there have been no confirmed deaths. Three districts, Chipata, Chadiza and Lundazi, have been the most affected. 

Travellers to these regions should be aware of the risk of exposure to measles and ensure that their childhood vaccinations are up-to-date.

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