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A council in the Midlands is highlighting the importance of the MMR vaccination following a Measles Virus epidemic.
Derby City Council is urging parents who haven't already done so to get children vaccinated against the virus.
The majority of cases in the current outbreaks have been reported in unvaccinated school children and young adults.
Measles is a highly infectious disease that spreads very easily and in some cases can cause serious complications and death.
Health officials have told ITV News Central they are bracing themselves for a potential outbreak of measles. Officials in Herefordshire fear the epidemic in Wales means an outbreak is 'on the doorstep'.
They say that so far this year they've already had the same number of cases as they had for the whole of last year. Charlotte Grant has been speaking to one family, who knows how frightening measles can be.
Health professionals in Herefordshire are preparing for a measles outbreak after it's emerged that one in five children in the county are not fully immunised.
It follows a recent outbreak of the disease in South Wales. Parents are being urged to ensure their children have had two MMR jabs.
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