More measles cases feared in Victoria, Australia

Health authorities fear that there will be more cases of measles after 10 cases of the disease were detected in Victoria in the past three weeks. 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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