There has been a rise in the number of people with confirmed and suspected cases of measles in the North East.
122 confirmed cases and 128 suspected cases of the illness have been reported since September last year.
The majority of cases continue to be reported in the County Durham, Darlington and the Tees areas.
People aged between 10 and 19 years old are the most affected - making up 38 per cent of all cases.
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.
To discuss immunisation, Pam and Ian were joined in the studio by Julia Waller from the Health Protection Agency
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.