Measles 'is still circulating'

In spite of the slowdown in new cases health officials are warning people against complacency.

Numbers of measles cases being reported are slowing and this is good news. However, measles is still circulating in our community so we need to remain vigilant and keep going with our MMR programme. The importance of everyone having two MMRs, especially school age children, is still our priority.

We’ve had a brilliant response from the public, giving over 8,500 MMRs in our drop-in clinics alone, which is more than we hoped we would.

– Dr Sara Hayes, Director of Public Health at ABM

A drop in clinic is being held tonight in the Outpatients department of the Princess of Wales Hospital in Bridgend between 6pm and 9pm.

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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.