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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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Firm marketing single jabs accused in Senedd of using discredited research

The activities of a firm offering Swansea parents private vaccinations against measles have been raised in the Senedd. South Wales West Liberal Democrat AM Peter Black was told that there was nothing the Welsh Government could do.

Earlier the First Minister told Assembly Members that he urged all parents to arrange for their children to have two doses of the MMR triple vaccine, which protects against measles, mumps and German measles. Carwyn Jones said his own children had been vaccinated.

The South Wales West Plaid Cymru AM, Bethan Jenkins, raised the death of a Swansea man who had measles. The family of Gareth Colfer-Williams have claimed that a doctor had refused to come out to see him.

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