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Latest update on measles from Public Health England

Between 1 January 2018 and 23 August 2018 there have been 859 laboratory confirmed measles cases in England. Cases were reported in most areas with London (300), the South-East (178), South-West (142), West Midlands (85) and Yorkshire and Humberside (83) reporting the most cases (based on provisional figures).

 https://www.gov.uk/government/news/measles-outbreaks-across-england

Please take every opportunity to promote MMR (Measle, Mumps and Rubella) to residents, staff, friends and family.

 The ECDC has some good infographics: https://ecdc.europa.eu/en/measles/facts/infographics  e.g. measles is a serious disease

 For further information, please contact your GP.

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