Aussie travellers urged to get vaccinated ahead of MMR shortages

The manufacturer is diverting private doses to combat the measles outbreak overseas
Jocelyn Wright

Australian travellers are being urged by experts to get to their GP sooner rather later given a ‘critical shortage’ TGA warning on the supply of the MMR vaccine.

One immunisation expert says the shortage could be due to the measles outbreak in the region and the travel concerns prompting “a run” at the vaccine from travelling adults.