Location: Yangon Region, Burma
Event: According to local media reporting, Yangon Region government officials report an increase in measles cases since the beginning of 2019. The Burmese Ministry of Health and Sports is planning a measles vaccine drive for children in the coming weeks.
Actions to Take:
- Visit the CDC Travelers Health Page for travelers to Burma.
- Consider obtaining all CDC-recommended immunizations for travelers to Burma.
- Learn more about measles at this CDC webpage.
- If you are sick, seek medical attention.
U.S. Embassy Rangoon, Burma
State Department – Consular Affairs
888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444