European Centre Disease Prevention and Control urges travelers be properly vaccinated due to ongoing measles in Ukraine

Posted on April 25, 2012 • Filed under: Europe, Tourist Warning

The UEFA European football championship starts in Warsaw, Poland on 8th June 2012 with the final to be played in Kyiv, Ukraine on 1st July. Known as Euro 2012 for this year’s event it is one of soccer’s biggest tournaments after the World Cup and is expected to attract in excess of a million spectators. There is an ongoing epidemic of measles in Ukraine which started earlier this year and the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control expects this to accelerate in the run up to the start of the matches in June. Read article

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