Measles outbreak spreads

The measles outbreak concentrated around the Swansea and Neath Port Talbot has spread to part of west Wales. Hywel Dda Health Board has urged parents in the area to ensure their children are vaccinated.

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Number of measles cases reaches 316

Public Health Wales are urging parents to get their children vaccinated, as the number of measles cases reaches 316.

According to new figures, there have been 64 new cases reported in the last week.

The disease has now spread to children in 111 secondary and primary schools, nurseries and playgroups.

The majority of cases are in the Swansea area but cases are increasingly being reported across the Mid and West Wales region.

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