Vaccination plea as measles outbreak arrives from the Continent - News Summed Up

Vaccination plea as measles outbreak arrives from the Continent


Official figures showed 275 known cases in the first three months of last year, falling to 97 in October to December. However, the outbreak flared up again in the first quarter of this year with 231 cases. The number of mumps cases tripled to 795 in the first quarter of this year against last year. Two thirds of measles cases are in London and are thought to have been brought back from outbreaks in Europe, where there have been more than 100,000 cases since the start of last year. London also has the lowest coverage of the measles, mumps and…


Source: The Times May 23, 2019 23:07 UTC



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