AHS declares Measles Outbreak in Calgary,  Edmonton and central Alberta

AHS declares Measles Outbreak in Calgary, Edmonton and central Alberta

Out of all three zones, Calgary has the highest number of cases.

Vaccine is urged for infants and youngsters.

According World Health Organization, measles is a highly contagious. It is one of the leading causes of death among young children even though a safe and cost-effective vaccine is available. – WHO 2014

Statistics shows 3 out of 1000 cases could result in death in North America. This is truly alarming.

Vaccination and immunization programs will be announced soon.

Check Alberta Health Service website for details.

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