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28 in hospital with measles

Public Health Wales say that the number of cases of measles in the Swansea area has reached 252. Within the past week, 43 new cases have been reported.

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Public Health Wales 'concerned' at measles outbreak

Public Health Wales is urging parents to ensure their children are vaccinated against measles Credit: Owen Humphreys/PA Wire

Health chiefs say they 'continue to be concerned' at the number of cases of measles in the Swansea and Neath Port Talbot areas.

Nearly 200 people have been diagnosed since the outbreak started in November, with 20 new cases in the last week alone.

More than 30 schools and nurseries have been affected so far.

Public Health Wales says it is working closely with Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Health Board to combat the outbreak.

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