Traveling Abroad? Protect Your Child from Measles Infographic
Protect your child from measles
Measles is still common in many parts of the world. Unvaccinated travelers who get measles in other countries continue to bring the disease into the United States.
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Give your child the best protection against measles with two doses of measles-mumps-rubella (MMR) vaccine:
1st dost at 12-15 months
2nd dose at 4-6 years
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Traveling abroad with your child?
Infants 6 to 11 months old need 1 dose of measles vaccine before traveling abroad. Children 12 months and older should receive 2 doses before travel. Check with your pediatrician before leaving on your trip to make sure your children are protected.
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- Page last reviewed: February 5, 2018
- Page last updated: November 3, 2014
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