Two measles cases at school

Health officials in Wiltshire are giving MMR vaccinations to pupils at a school in Devizes, after the school confirmed it had 2 cases of measles.

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Devizes pupils to be offered measles jab this week

A measles vaccination programme in underway in Wiltshire after cases were confirmed at one of the county's schools.

Pupils at Devizes School, aged between 10 and 16, are being offered MMR vaccinations tomorrow and on Friday. They'll also be made available to brothers and sisters of pupils and to members of staff.

Wiltshire Public Health officials say it is important that children receive two doses of the vaccine, so some may need the top-up.

The news follows a major outbreak in the Swansea area where more than 1,030 cases have been reported.

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