Measles outbreak

Around a million children and teenagers are to be targeted in a national catch-up vaccination campaign aimed at curbing a rise in measles cases in England.

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Thousands need measles jab in East of England

A major campaign has started to ensure children are vaccinated against measles as figures show the number of cases in the Anglia region is on the rise.

In the first three months of 2013, 42 cases were reported in the East and East Midlands, nearly half the total number of cases for the whole of 2012.

Health officials are highlighting the need for vaccinations to prevent epidemics like the one in Swansea.

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