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Measles Outbreak in West Midlands and 4 Other Areas of England

16 Jan 18

Outbreaks of measles have been confirmed in the West Midlands and four other areas of England with a total of more than 120 cases.

Public Health England says the cases in the West Midlands, West Yorkshire, Cheshire and Liverpool, Surrey and Greater Manchester are linked to ongoing large outbreaks in Europe. The overall risk in the UK is still low, but outbreaks can happen any time. The MMR jab protects against measles and experts are urging parents…


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