Measles cases and outbreaks reported worldwide

Measles cases and outbreaks are being reported from the following countries:

Ukraine
Russia (Volgograd, the Stavropol region, Chechnya & North Ossetia)
UK (Bristol, Bath, North Somerset)

USA (Indiana)

India (Himachall Pradesh)

Australia (South Australia)

Travellers are reminded that outbreaks of the highly contagious measles virus can occur anywhere in the world at any time. Travellers can reduce their risk of exposure to the highly contagious 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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