Measles - Minneapolis, USA (update)

In the past few weeks, health authorities have identified a total of 6 cases of measles in children in Hennepin County. Three of the cases clearly acquired their infections locally. None of the cases had been vaccinated previously. Public health officials are implementing a vaccination clinic to curtail any spread of the disease.

Travellers to Minneapolis should be aware of the risk of exposure to measles and ensure that their childhood vaccinations are up-to-date.

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

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