Measles outbreaks across England

Thursday, 12 July 2018

Public Health England is advising the public to ensure they have had two doses of MMR vaccine after outbreaks of measles are confirmed across England.

Between 1 January 2018 and 6 July 2018 there have been 757 laboratory confirmed measles cases in England. Cases were reported in most areas with London (268), the South-East (161), South-West (118), West Midlands (85) and Yorkshire and Humberside (73) reporting the most cases (based on provisional figures).