Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Manila

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Manila (April 13, 2018)

Location:  Philippines

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.