Six cases of measles in Salt Lake City

Health authorities have confirmed 4 cases of measles in Salt Lake City, Utah, and are investigating an additional 6 suspected cases. A voluntary quarantine is in place and the Salt Lake Valley Health Department is working to contain the outbreak.

Travellers to this area should be aware of the risk of exposure to measles, which is highly contagious, and ensure that their childhood vaccinations are up-to-date.

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

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