Get vaccinated : prevent and stop measles outbreaks
Published Date:June 2, 2014
Corporate Authors:National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases (U.S.). Division of Viral Diseases. ; ;
Description:When measles happens anywhere in the world… it can travel here and spead.
Since measles is still common in many countries, unvaccinated travelers will continue to bring the disease into the U.S., and it can spread to other people.
Make sure you and your family members are up-to-date on your measles-mumps-rubella (MMR) vaccine, including before traveling internationally. Ask your doctor if everyone as received all recommended doses of MMR for best protection against measles.
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