Full Report: Measles outbreak across the North East
There has been a sharp rise in the number of people with measles in the North East.
Since September, there have been forty six confirmed cases.
Health experts say that it is down the number of children and teenagers who haven't been vaccinated.
You can watch the full report from Helen Ford below.
Measles Outbreak: Studio Chat
To discuss immunisation, Pam and Ian were joined in the studio by Julia Waller from the Health Protection Agency
Parents urged to vaccinate children after measles outbreak
Parents are being urged to get their children vaccinated against measles. The Health Protection Agency has confirmed almost 50 cases in the North East in recent months.