Jamaicans travellering to countries known to have circulating measles virus should ensure that they are adequately protected; in particular, children should be fully vaccinated against measles with the Measles-Mumps-Rubella (MMR) vaccine.

The countries in the Region that had reported confirmed measles cases were: Argentina, the Bahamas, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Mexico, Peru, USA, Uruguay, and the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela.

Source: Ministry of Health and Wellness, Jamaica.