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Travellers to America and Canada urged to get MMR jab

Sat, 14 Feb 2015


People travelling from the Isle of Man to America are being urged to get a measles vaccination.

It's after two outbreaks in Canada - one in Quebec and one in Ontario - and 17 outbreaks in states across America.

There is also an on-going outbreak in Brazil.

The Department of Health and Social Care says people need to check their vaccination status to ensure they've had the MMR jab. 

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