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Measles and school trips: travel advice for schools

Fact sheet for schools and parents on whether to allow children to travel during a measles outbreak at home or abroad.

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This publication was withdrawn as it is out of date. For the latest information please see the national measles guidelines.


[Withdrawn] Measles frequently asked questions for schools

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This document is for doctors to give to schools and parents seeking advice on whether to go abroad or not. The advice is for:

  • schools with a measles outbreak
  • schools with children who aren’t vaccinated, who are travelling to an area with an outbreak

Updates to this page

Published 1 June 2011

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