On-going mumps outbreak in Girona, Spain

Health officials have reported an outbreak of mumps that is on-going since last December. A total of 106 cases have been reported.

Travellers are reminded that outbreaks of the highly contagious mumps virus can occur anywhere in the world at any time. Travellers can reduce their risk of exposure to mumps virus by ensuring that their childhood vaccinations, including mumps, are up-to-date prior to travelling.

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

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