Peak season for measles transmission in Beijing

With 145 reported cases of measles so far this year, Beijing is entering the peak season for measles transmission. 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.

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