The number of people who've contracted whooping cough in the South West over the past year has rocketed.
So far this year nearly 850 people here have contracted the illness compared with just 65 last year.
The Health Protection Agency is now urging parents to have their children vaccinated and offering pregnant women jabs to protect their unborn babies.
Here's our Health Correspondent Rebecca Broxton:
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Bit of a murky start with slithers of brightness shining through. It'll be cloudy later with rain approaching. Very mild with highs of 14 C
A murky start but some brightness breaking through at times. Temperatures reaching 13 or 14 C but the breeze will make things feel fresher