Measles outbreaks have been reported around the world, including several locations throughout the United States; the United Kingdom; Israel; New Zealand; and Brazil.
These occurrences remind travellers and those in the travel industry of the importance of being up-to-date on routine vaccinations.
Measles is a highly contagious viral disease that can have serious complications. About 90 percent of non-immune individuals become infected following exposure (more).
What can travellers do to protect themselves?
In addition, follow best practices to reduce your exposure to contagious diseases:
Those responsible for crew health may want to consider:
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