'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.

View all 157 updates ›

Health Minister denies slow measles response

The Health Minister has rejected opposition suggestions that the Welsh Government was 'slow' to respond to the measles outbreak in Swansea. Mark Drakeford told AMs that health chiefs were 'in no respects behind the curve' in handling the outbreak.

He said that vaccination clinics were offered immediately after the first handful of cases emerged in November but that the number of parents taking up the offer of jabs only increased significantly following media reports after Christmas.

More on this story