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Measles outbreak prompts vaccination plea

Parents in England and Wales are being urged to have their children vaccinated after a tenfold rise in measles cases in the first three months of the year.

The Health Protection Agency reported 334 cases compared with 33 in the similar period last year.

Speaking on BBC Breakfast Dr Mary Ramsay, Head of Immunisation at the Health Protection Agency explains why there is increase in cases.

  • 27 May 2011
  • From the section Health