Measles said to be reaching epidemic levels in Berlin and Bavaria, Germany

There have been significant increases in reported measles cases in Berlin and Bavaria. So far, a total of 851 cases have been detected. 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.

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