California is currently experiencing a large outbreak of measles with 107 cases reported to date. The outbreak started in December 2014 and has now spread to several states. Measles is a highly contagious viral disease with outbreaks reported in many parts of the world, including Europe, Africa, and Asia. No cases of measles have been reported this year in BC.
Advice for travellers to Disneyland, Disneyland California Adventure Park or to measles outbreak areas elsewhere in the world: Measles is a vaccine preventable illness. Infants traveling to affected areas can be offered an early MMR vaccine from 6-11 months of age. These infants will still need two additional doses of measles vaccine: 1st dose as MMR at 12 months, and 2nd dose as MMRV at kindergarten entry. Young children who will be traveling to affected areas and who have received one dose can be offered second dose early at a minimum interval of one month between two doses. Protection for adults should also be reviewed and updated: For people born between 1957-1969, one dose of MMR and for those born 1970 or later, two doses at least one month apart are recommended. People born prior to 1957 do not need MMR vaccine.
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Measles outbreak in California: Advice for travellers