Measles reports from various countries

Sporadic cases and outbreaks of measles are being reported from the following countries:

USA - New York City, California, Ohio, Kansas, Massachusetts, Tennessee and Alabama

Canada - Alberta

Nigeria - Katsina (9 deaths in children)

Pakistan - Sindh (12 children have died)

Philippines

Singapore

Vietnam

Australia - Queensland

Outbreaks of measles can occur frequently anywhere in the world at any time. 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.

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

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