Measles cases and outbreaks reported worldwide

Measles cases and outbreaks are reported from the following areas:

  • Europe
  • Ireland (East)
  • Kenya (Mwingi)
  • Ecuador (Chimborazo)
  • Australia

Travellers are reminded that outbreaks of the highly contagious measles virus can occur anywhere in the world at any time. Travellers should ensure 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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