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'Record' MMR jabs for 2-year-olds

Almost 2,500 doses of MMR have been given in GP surgeries in Wales in the last week, according to Public Health Wales.

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Vaccine clinics continue in bid to halt measles outbreak

Experts say people who have had two doses of MMR are 99% protected against the measles virus Credit: Gareth Fuller/PA Wire

More MMR vaccine clinics will be held across south-west Wales today as the measles outbreak continues.

Health experts say they are particularly keen to vaccinate young people aged 16 - 25, although no one will be turned away.

The number of confirmed cases now stands at over 800.

Investigations are underway to establish whether the death of a 25-year-old man on Thursday is linked to the outbreak.

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