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  • UK: 2018 Measles

    Source: http://www.manchestereveningnews.co....cases-14145227

    Outbreak alert as reported measles cases in Greater Manchester three times higher than last years
    ByClaire Miller
    2:19, 12 JAN 2018Updated12:27, 12 JAN 2018

    ...In the six weeks to January 7, covering December and the festive period, 39 suspected cases of measles have been reported to Public Health England (PHE) in the area.

    While not all the cases will turn out to be measles, the number of reports is much higher than in the same period in the previous two years, the six weeks to Week 01 of PHE reports, when 12 cases were reported in 2016/17 and six in 2015/16.

    The cases have been scattered across the area, including six in Manchester, with only Bolton and Tameside not reporting cases...

    ...Across England and Wales, in the six weeks to January 7, covering December and the festive period, 372 suspected cases of measles have been reported to Public Health England (PHE) in the area...

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    Source: https://www.nursingtimes.net/clinica...ontentID=18932


    Further cases of measles reported in England as outbreak continues
    15 January, 2018
    Nicola Merrifield
    By Nicola MerrifieldDeputy news editor

    Further cases of measles have been reported in England today, bringing the total number to 122 since the outbreak began last year.

    According to data from Public Heath England (PHE), as of 9 January, there had been 34 confirmed cases in West Yorkshire, 29 in Cheshire and Liverpool, 32 in the West Midlands, 20 in Surrey and seven in Greater Manchester...

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