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Swansea measles epidemic: Man who died had measles

A 25-year-old man who died in Swansea had been suffering from measles at the time, it has been confirmed.

The man, named locally as Gareth Williams, was found dead at a flat on Thursday.

Public Health Wales (PHW), which is tackling an epidemic of more than 800 cases, said tests confirmed only that the man had measles at the time of his death.

A post mortem examination has yet to take place to confirm cause of death.

Hywel Griffith reports.

  • 20 Apr 2013
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