Mother urges others to get measles vaccination

The mother of a young man who died during the south Wales measles epidemic has urged others to get vaccinated urgently.

It has not been confirmed whether measles contributed to the 25-year-old Gareth Williams' death, but it has been confirmed that he had the disease, and his family are convinced it killed him.

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Measles cases rise to 886

Public Health Wales has reported that the number of measles cases has risen to 886, as children have gone back to school after Easter. 25-year-old Gareth Williams died during the epidemic, it has not been confirmed whether measles was the cause.