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Should I be worried about measles? Taking 5 month old to France in June.
Have read on here about measles outbreak. We are going to France and staying in a remote farmhouse, so it is not as if he will be around other children - I am more worried about the hotels and service stations on the way. He is too young to have the jab afaik. Wwyc in this situation?
problem is I have to pay the balance of £900 by 17th June....
the HPA say - Recent epidemiology in Europe Outbreaks of measles have been reported from 24 countries in Europe in 2011 including Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Romania, the Russian Federation, Serbia, Spain, Turkey and the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia [1, 2].
Spain* has reported two ongoing measles outbreaks since October 2010, with more than 600 cases reported in Andalusia. In the first outbreak, the most affected areas are Sevilla and surrounding municipalities, where more than 350 measles cases have been reported since January 2011. Cases of measles are reported among healthcare workers as well. The second outbreak was reported in the province of Granada, where about 250 cases have been reported since October 2010.