Health Risks Increase as Global Measles Epidemic Continues

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a Watch Level-1 travel notice on June 10 for international citizens concerning the global measles outbreak. Measles, the most infectious of common diseases, is spread by air when an infected person coughs, sneezes, or speaks. Someone infected can infect nine out of 10 nonimmunized individuals with which they come in to contact.