Measles reported in travellers to Disneyland, USA

As many as 10 people from California and 2 from Utah became infected with measles while visiting Disneyland and Disney California Adventure between December 15th and 20th. Several of the infected persons were never vaccinated against measles.

Outbreaks of measles can occur frequently anywhere in the world at any time. Unvaccinated travellers often spread the disease when they return to their countries. Travellers can reduce their risk of exposure to measles virus by ensuring that their childhood vaccinations, including measles, are up-to-date prior to travelling.

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