Measles Outbreak in Wales - update


Public Health Wales has reported over 1,400 cases of measles since the outbreak began in November 2012. The number of measles cases has begun to rise again recently

Click here for current information on the outbreak and areas most affected.

Measles is highly infectious – don’t ruin a holiday with measles. Make sure your family are protected against measles before travelling this summer (relevant for travel anywhere). All children and young adults should be vaccinated with MMR vaccine at 12 months of age and a preschool booster is given at 4-5 years of age. Two doses of MMR vaccine protects against measles as well as mumps and rubella. Click here for more information on measles.