Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Manila (April 13, 2018)
Event: Health officials in the Philippines have reported an outbreak of measles throughout the country.
Actions to Take:
- U.S. citizens living in or traveling to the Philippines should make sure they are vaccinated against measles with the MMR (measles, mumps, and rubella) vaccine.
- Avoid contact with people who are sick.
- Learn more about preventing measles and what to do if you think you have it on the measles page for travelers.
- Read the Center for Disease Control’s (CDC’s) webpage Measles in the Philippines.