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Measles outbreak fear

A national programme has been launched to get more children vaccinated against measles after an outbreak happened in South Wales in April. The number of confirmed cases has been rising across the Midlands.

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Public health consultant calling for immunisation

Dr Philip Monk Credit: ITV News Central

A public health consultant is calling for parents who haven't had their children immunised against measles, to get it done as soon as possible.

Dr Philip Monk, who works for the Health Protection Agency in the East Midlands, is urging parents with children between 10 to 16 years old to get vaccinated.

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