Measles outbreaks in multiple countries means travellers should make sure their vaccinations are up-to-date

Outbreaks of measles or the potential for measles outbreaks are reported in the following places:

  • France (Mayotte)
  • Ireland (Dublin)
  • Ethiopia (Dollo Ado)
  • Australia (Northern Territory)
  • Australia (New South Wales)
  • New Zealand (Auckland)
  • New Zealand (North Island)

Since measles outbreaks occur in many parts of the world, it is recommended that international travellers 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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