Recently, there has been an outbreak of measles in Britain, particularly in England, which is prominent, among others, in the Jewish Haredi population of the country.
The Ministry of Health again advises persons traveling overseas, including to England, to be vaccinated against measles, in accordance with Ministry of Health recommendations:
- Age 6 months to 17 years.
- Age 6-11 months: One dose.
- Age 12 months to 17 years: Two doses of the vaccine, with an interval of at least 4 weeks between the doses.
- Age 18 years and over:
Persons born in 1957 or later: Two doses of the vaccine, with an interval of at least 4 weeks between the doses.
Whoever was born before 1957 can be regarded as immunized.