Measles cases and outbreaks are reported from several countries

Cases and outbreaks of measles are being reported from:

  • Ceará, Brasil;
  • San Diego (California) and Pittsburg (Pennsylvania), USA;
  • Edmonton, Alberta, Canada; and
  • Eastern Visayas, Philippines.
    Outbreaks of the highly contagious measles virus 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, are up-to-date prior to travelling.

Visit our Health Library for more information on exposure to and the prevention of Measles.

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