Alwyn Reese
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Measles made me sensitive to light, says Alwyn Reese

Alwyn Reese, 22, from in Llanfyllin, Powys, and contracted measles earlier in April.

As a child he was given the MMR vaccination but did not have his follow-up booster jab.

The illness made him very sensitive to light and he still wears dark glasses when he is outdoors to protect his eyes.

He was interviewed by Tim Rogers for the BBC Wales investigative current affairs series Week In Week Out, being shown on BBC One Wales at 22:35 BST on Wednesday, 24 April.

  • 24 Apr 2013