"Measles is a highly infectious and potentially dangerous illness which spreads very easily particularly in schools.
It is crucial that children and young adults are fully immunised with the necessary two doses of MMR".
"The good news is that it is highly preventable when children are immunised with the MMR vaccine, but parents need to make sure their children receive two doses of the vaccine in order to be fully protected against measles.
We are seeing an increase in the number of cases as a direct result of parents not getting their children immunised."
Health experts in the Midlands are preparing for a measles outbreak with many areas of the UK affected. Find out more information here
A study has revealed one in five children in Herefordshire are not fully immunised against measles. Click here for more information.