Measles problem in Romania

This year, nationwide, a total of 675 children infected with measles has been reported. Three infants have died. Health authorities have declared measles to be an epidemic, since in 2015, there were only 7 reported cases and no deaths.

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Advice For Travellers

All travellers are reminded that outbreaks of the highly contagious measles virus can occur anywhere in the world at any time. Travellers who have not been immunized may be at high risk. 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.

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