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Swansea measles epidemic: Health minister rejects measles criticism

The health minister has rejected criticism that the Welsh government was slow to prevent the measles epidemic in south Wales.

Mark Drakeford said efforts to tackle the disease had been in place since the outbreak started in November.

On Tuesday it was revealed that 72 new cases of measles had been reported since last Thursday.

Health correspondent Owain Clarke reports.

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  • 16 Apr 2013
  • From the section Wales