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Health chiefs at Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Health Board say 1,800 people were vaccinated at the area's four drop-in MMR clinics today – the highest number so far.
The full numbers are:
- Princess of Wales Hospital: 727
- Neath Port Talbot Hospital: 455
- Morriston Hospital: 341
- Singleton Hospital: 302
Many of the 1,825 given MMR jabs were older schoolchildren, teenagers and young adults - the target age group for vaccines.
Dr Marion Lyons of Public Health Wales says with 20 new cases of measles daily in Wales at the moment a death would not be surprising.
An investigation is underway on Friday to find out if a 25 year-old man from Port Tennant near Swansea died from the virus.
The Coroner in Swansea confirms the 25-year old man who died yesterday morning did have measles at time of death.
The coroner for Swansea, the centre of the epidemic, has ordered an examination of the body of a 25-year-old man to establish whether measles caused his death.
Public Health Wales has said that it is aware of reports that the death of a 25-year-old man in Swansea is due to measles, but that no diagnosis has been confirmed.
It is reported that a 25 year old man found dead at a flat on Port Tennant Road in Swansea yesterday died from 'suspected' measles.
South Wales Police have confirmed that the death is not being treated as suspicious and that officers are awaiting the results of a post mortem examination.
Public Health Wales have told ITV News that they will be releasing a statement 'shortly.'
More than 800 people have now been infected with measles in South Wales, following 43 more confirmed cases in the last two days.
Health officials are warning that the outbreak won't end until unvaccinated children are given the MMR jab, but some parents still believe the jab can cause other problems.
ITV News Correspondent Emily Morgan reports:
Dr Helen Bedford, Senior Lecturer in Children’s Health, Paediatric Epidemiology Unit, UCL Institute of Child Health has highlighted the importance of immunisation to just for individuals but also for the community to help protect those who are at a greater risk or who cannot be immunised themselves.
Dr Mike Fitzpatrick, a GP and author of "MMR & Autism: What parents need to know", has said that the measles outbreak in Wales is the result of now discredited claims by Dr Andrew Wakefield in 1998 which linked the MMR to autism.
Latest ITV News reports
A man who died in from a suspected case of measles in Wales was infected with the disease at the time of his death, health officials said.
A mother convinced the MMR vaccine led to her son's autism has not immunised her daughter, despite the link being disproved.