Australia eliminated measles. Here's why it's making a comeback

The Briefing

15-02-2024 • 19 mins

Measles is making a comeback. Here’s what you need to know.

Australia was declared Measles-free ten years ago, but a resurgence in cases, largely from people visiting from overseas, has seen it return. It’s not just a itchy rash, either. It can lead to very serious health problems.

So in this episode of The Briefing, how and why has Measles returned to Australia and what you need to know to stay safe.

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