PHILIPSBURG (DCOMM):— If you are traveling abroad for the upcoming school holidays, make sure you are protected before you travel.
Measles is a highly contagious disease especially harmful for young children. There are outbreaks in Europe and in North America. It spreads through coughing and sneezing. It is so contagious that if one person has it, up to 90 per cent of the people around the person will also become infected if they are not protected by already being vaccinated.
It is advised to take precaution prior travel make sure you and your child vaccination status