About measles

Measles is one of the most contagious infectious diseases.

Learn about the signs and symptoms of measles and how to prevent it.

Measles fact sheet

For travellers

Make sure you’re protected.

Measles remains a common disease in many parts of the world. Ask your doctor if you need a measles shot before you go.

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For health professionals

Think measles!

Consider measles in patients with a fever, and cough, coryza or conjunctivitis followed by a rash. Make sure measles vaccination is part of your pre-travel checks.

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Measles alerts

Measles in the community.

Measles health alerts are issued to inform people who may have been exposed to a person with measles while they were infectious.

Current measles alerts

Measles vaccination

Measles is about. Get vaccinated!

Answers to frequently asked questions about measles vaccination.

Measles vaccination FAQs

Measles resources

Measles is about. Watch out!

A range of measles fact sheets and posters to help inform about measles and raise awareness.

Current as at: Tuesday 22 August 2023
Contact page owner: Vaccine Preventable Diseases