Health Alert – U. S. Embassy Buenos Aires, Argentina (October 8, 2019)

Location:

  • City of Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Buenos Aires Province, Argentina

Event:  The Argentine Ministry of Health (https://www.argentina.gob.ar/salud/sarampion) and the Argentine Pediatric Society (https://www.sap.org.ar/novedades/novedades.html) issued an alert about measles. There have been 26 registered cases of measles in Argentina this year, including six new cases since September 13. As a result of this outbreak, the Argentine Ministry of Health has revised vaccination guidelines. 

Actions to Take: 

Assistance: 

  • U.S. Embassy Buenos Aires, Argentina

(54-11) 5777-4533

(54-11) 5777-4354 (after hours)

BuenosAires-ACS@state.gov 

https://ar.usembassy.gov/ 

  • State Department – Consular Affairs

888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444