Many outbreaks of measles in several cuntries

Cases and outbreaks of measles are being reported from the following countries and localities:

  • Canada - provinces of Ontario and British Columbia
  • USA - Arizona, Connecticut, California, Massachusetts, Washington State, New York City, Illinois
  • Pakistan - Sindh; includes 7 deaths in children
  • Viet Nam - includes 3,300 measles cases from 59 out of 63 provinces and 25 deaths in children
  • Singapore - imported by 28 Singaporeans who travelled to the Philippines
  • Spain - Catalonia
    Outbreaks of measles can occur frequently anywhere in the world at any time. Travellers can reduce their risk of exposure to measles virus by ensuring that their childhood vaccinations, including measles

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