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Health professionals in Somerset are tonight urging parents with children who haven't had the MMR vaccine to get them immunised as quickly as possible.
It follows what experts are describing as a worrying outbreak of measles in Glastonbury and Street, where higher than average numbers have not had the jab. Richard Payne reports.
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Schools and doctors in Totnes have pledged to work together to improve uptake of the MMR vaccine. It's because of concerns the town could suffer a Swansea-style measles outbreak as only 3/4 of children have been immunised.
The last of two vaccination sessions for measles will take place at Devizes School on Friday.
Two cases were confirmed and a number of others are suspected at the school.
Immunisation against measles, mumps and rubella is also open to pupils' families.
The first session was held on Wednesday.