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Measles cases rise to 886

Public Health Wales has reported that the number of measles cases has risen to 886, as children have gone back to school after Easter. 25-year-old Gareth Williams died during the epidemic, it has not been confirmed whether measles was the cause.

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Dr Hilary: Measles cases have 'not peaked yet'

Daybreak's Health Editor Dr Hilary Jones said that we do need to be concerned by the measles outbreaks.

Daybreak's Health Editor Dr Hilary Jones Credit: Daybreak

He said, "it hasn't reached a peak yet", with more cases to come as the children return back to school following the Easter break.

He added: "You only have to be in the same room with someone as measles and if you are not immune you will pick it up."

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