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Measles Figures Released For Dorset

NHS

2:49pm 12th August 2013

The Department of Health is continuing their campaign to repel a major measles outbreak from happening in Dorset.

Monthly data for our area has been released today.

The latest figures show a very, VERY slight increase in measles cases for the Wessex FM area.

In June , just one was reported.

So far this year there has been 3 confirmed cases, that's 1 MORE than last year's total of 2.

The Department of Health has been running what they've called a "catch up programme", giving MMR jabs to as many unvaccinated 10 to 16 year olds as possible in Dorset.

It's after a measles epidemic in Swansea earlier this year.

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