International Travel and Measles – Infographic

Traveling abroad for spring or summer break? Not protected against measles? Get your measles vaccination.

 

Traveling abroad for spring or summer break?

Not protected against measles?

Get your measles vaccination.

Measles is a plan ride away. Since measles is still common in many countries, unvaccinated travelers continue to get measles in other countries and bring it into the U.S. and spread it to others.
Get vaccinated: Bring home fun souvenirs, photos, and fantastic memories, not measles!

Make sure you are up to date on your measles-mumps-rubella (MMR) vaccine, including before traveling internationally. Ask your doctor if you have receive all recommended doses of MMR for best protection against measles.

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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Page last reviewed: February 5, 2018