U.K. Travel Health: Measles outbreak still plaguing Wales, 56 new cases in 2 days

Posted on April 26, 2013 • Filed under: Tourist Warning, Travel Health, United Kingdom

As reported by guardian.co.uk, “Measles cases in south Wales have jumped by 56 in two days as experts warn the outbreak shows no sign of ending. The headline total has reached 942 cases in the greater Swansea area with the 10-18 age group worst hit. The latest figures come a week after the death of Gareth Williams, 25, a father of one who had measles. The results of tests to establish the cause of his death are still awaited…It has been prompted by fears that the epidemic in Wales could spread across the border into England.” Read Article

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