New measles outbreak fears

MMR vaccinations have started at a school in Neath Port Talbot, after one confirmed case and four suspected cases of measles. Health officials have warned that there could be a new outbreak, because so many young people are not fully immunised.

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"Booster" measles jab urged

The new measles cases bring the current total to nine. Credit: Owen Humphreys/PA Wire

Public Health Wales is urging parents to ensure their children have the second MMR "booster" jab, as four more cases emerge of measles

Two cases have already been confirmed as experts continue to focus on Cwmtawe School, in Port Talbot, where the new cases have been reported.

A vaccination session was held there last week.

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