150,851 members

Skip to content. | Skip to navigation

News

MMR vaccination call following recent measles cases

 

Start sharing

If you've got news you'd like to share, let us know and we'll consider it for our news section.
 

MMR vaccination call following recent measles cases

Increase in measles cases since February prompts measles mumps and rubella (MMR) vaccination call.

Public Health England (PHE) is asking people to check that they have received two doses of measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) vaccine and to be aware of the signs and symptoms of measles following an increase in confirmed cases over the past few weeks.

Since the beginning of February 2016, 20 cases of measles have been confirmed across London and the east of England, predominantly in unimmunised adolescents and young adults. Many of these cases have been admitted to hospital. More....