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Travel is biggest measles threat but overall risks decline

Latest measles update shows travel associated cases account for a third of all England cases while the overall numbers continue to decrease.

New figures published by Public Health England (PHE) show there were 70 measles cases confirmed in England between January and March this year. This shows a significant decrease from the same period in 2013 when 673 cases were confirmed, and an increase from October to December, when there were 24 cases.