Measles exposure in Boston, USA

Health authorities have confirmed a case of measles in a person who was working at the New England Aquarium while infectious on May 19 and May 22. Authorities are advising anyone who was at the Aquarium's main building after noon on May 19 or May 22 may have been exposed to measles which is highly infectious.

Travellers who visited this aquarium on these dates and who have not been vaccinated against measles should be aware of the high risk of exposure to this virus. If symptoms of measles appear, they should consult their local health care provider.

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

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