Measles outbreak in Morecambe and Heysham
Published on Monday 14 January 2013 16:43
Around 40 cases of measles have been confirmed in Morecambe and Heysham.
The Health Protection Agency (HPA) and local NHS services said there is an ongoing outbreak of the disease in the Morecambe Bay area.
The cases are mainly in unvaccinated schoolchildren and parents are being urged to ensure that their children, including teenage children, are protected by two doses of MMR vaccine...