Concern over vaccination levels in outbreak area

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There has been a drop in the number of children being vaccinated Credit: Gareth Fuller/PA Wire/Press Association Images

Doctors are alarmed at the low turnout at emergency MMR clinics as the number of measles cases continues to rise in the Swansea area. Over 7,500 vaccinations have been given at emergency drop-in clinics over the past four weeks. But last weekend only 381 vaccinations were given.

New figures are due out today and are expected to show another rise. Last week the Swansea outbreak reached 1,074 cases.

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