Measles outbreaks reported from various countries (update)

Cases, deaths and outbreaks of measles have been reported from the following countries:

UK (England, Sussex)

Angola (Kuando Kubango)

Kenya (Narok North)

Canada (Saskatchewan)

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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