Number of measles cases triples in South Australia

The number of measles cases has tripled in South Australia in the past 12 months. So far, there have been 16 outbreaks reported. Outbreaks of the highly contagious measles virus 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.

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