Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Measles epidemic spreading at alarming rate says expert

Health officials say a measles epidemic which began in Swansea is "spreading at an alarming rate across areas of Wales".

Public Health Wales say there are 432 cases in total, of which 116 have been reported in the last week alone and 51 people have been hospitalised.

It is urging parents to get their children inoculated.