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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Parents urged to get children immunised with MMR jab

Dr Meirion Evans, a public health expert at Cardiff University, says there is a backlog of older children who have not had the MMR vaccine, and has urged people to make sure their children are immunised.

He told our Correspondent Richard Morgan that tens of thousands of children are potentially at risk if the outbreak spreads beyond the Swansea area.

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