Parents across North Wales are being urged to make sure children are up to date with both doses of the MMR vaccine after an outbreak of measles.
In Gwynedd there are over 50 cases associated with the outbreak, compared with just 19 confirmed cases across the whole of Wales last year.
Polio has been eradicated across Europe because of vaccination. If 95 per cent of children in Europe were vaccinated with MMR, measles could also become a disease of the past.
The MMR vaccine is safe and effective and protects against mumps and rubella as well as measles. Although the first dose should be given just after one year of age and the second before a child starts school, it is never too late to catch up.
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Well a fabulous day today has ended on a spectacularly soggy note for some! Heavy rain, hail and thunder will work northwards overnight!
The Talyllyn runs from Tywyn, near Aberdovey, for more than seven miles to two villages in the south Gwynedd countryside.
Homes in parts of Tonypandy and Llwynypia are without water this evening due to a burst water main at Cilfynydd.