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Measles reminder following Merseyside outbreak

Sat, 18 Feb 2012


Health bosses on the Island are urging parents to make sure their children receive the MMR vaccine following an outbreak of measles in Merseyside.

It's the second time this year the Department of Health has issued a reminder about the vaccine.

13 cases of measles have been confirmed in Merseyside, with 16 further suspected cases. 6 people needed hospital treatment.

Anyone visiting Merseyside during half term is urged to ensure their children are vaccinated before going.

 

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