Wales: Number of measles cases surpasses 1300

Posted on May 21, 2013 • Filed under: Travel Health, United Kingdom

According to the BBC, the number of measles cases in Swansea and Powys has risen by 20, bringing the total to 1,125, public health officials have said. Since November 2012, there have been 1,325 diagnoses throughout Wales. Public Health Wales (PHW) expressed concern over the figures in what is the final week of MMR (measles, mumps, rubella) school vaccination clinics across Wales. Read article

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