Measles outbreaks are occurring in Italy and Romania currently. This year there have been over 1,600 cases in Italy and 3,400 in Romania. Thailand and Indonesia are also seeing increased numbers of cases. Travellers returning from both Thailand and Bali have been diagnosed with measles and introduced measles to their home countries this year. It is really important for those born after 1969 to have had 2 doses of a measles containing vaccine.