United Kingdom: 693 people infected from measles outbreak in Swansea

Posted on April 12, 2013 • Filed under: Tourist Warning, Travel Health, United Kingdom

As covered by independent.co.uk, “A big increase in measles cases has prompted health bosses to renew a plea for unvaccinated people to get their MMR jabs immediately. Another 73 cases have now been reported – bringing the total number of those infected in the Swansea area to 693. Public Health Wales is continuing to urge parents of unvaccinated children across Wales to act immediately to ensure they are protected against the potentially fatal disease. Further drop-in vaccination clinics are planned this week following emergency” Read Article

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