Measles cases and outbreaks in Canada and USA

Sporadic cases and outbreaks of measles have been reported from several areas in Canada and the USA.

Canada
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  • Alberta (Edmonton, Calgary)

  • Saskatchewan (Saskatoon)
    USA - dramatic rise in measles outbreaks. Health officials have reported 13 outbreaks and 129 cases in first 4 months this year.

  • California

  • Connecticut

  • Ohio (Knox County)

  • Minnesota (Hennepin County)

  • New York
    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, 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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