Measles Importation Infographic
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Measles anywhere is a threat everywhere.
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.
Get Vaccinated: Prevent and Stop Measles Outbreaks.
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 has received all recommended doses of MMR for best protection against measles.
- Page last reviewed: February 13, 2017
- Page last updated: March 11, 2015
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