Measles jab campaign

The latest figures show 179 people in the North West contracted measles during the first three months of the year. It comes as the government announces a new national vaccination campaign targeting a million children and teenagers.

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Measles jab campaign

Latest figures show the North West has been the worst hit by measles in England.

179 people contracted the illness in the first three months of this year.

Greater Manchester has been hit hard, with Wigan showing the most cases so far this year and Salford has seen a recent increase in numbers.

Worsley and Eccles South MP Barbara Keeley wants parents to get their teenage children vaccinated against measles:-

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