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By Robert Herriman On Sunday, May 19th, 2013

While Wales continues to battle a measles epidemic, concerns of rubella are starting to surface

As the measles outbreak in Wales closes in on 1,300 cases countrywide, a new concern has arisen in the small Welsh country–German measles. Rubella is a respiratory viral infection characterized by mild respiratory More...

By Robert Herriman On Sunday, April 21st, 2013

Wales measles outbreak exceeds 900, one death being investigated

The measles outbreak centered in Swansea, Wales continues on a pace of 20 a day according to the Public Health Wales director, and the total number of measles notifications in Wales has climbed to 903 cases, according More...

By Robert Herriman On Sunday, April 14th, 2013

Wales measles outbreak approaches 700 cases, fingers pointed at discredited Wakefield Study

According to an agency news release, at least 6,000 children remain unvaccinated in the county of Swansea and parents, carers and communities continue to be urged to ensure that all children receive the two doses More...

By Robert Herriman On Tuesday, April 9th, 2013
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Swansea, Wales measles outbreak reaches 620 cases

With no apparent sign of slowing, the measles outbreak with its epicenter in the coastal city of Swansea, Wales has grown to 620 cases, according to a Public Health Wales (PHW) news release April 9. Image/CIA The More...

By Robert Herriman On Wednesday, March 27th, 2013

Wales measles outbreak shoots up to 432, health officials urge vaccination

In just the past week, Public Health Wales has reported 116 cases of measles, bringing the total number in the current outbreak that centers around Swansea to 432, according to a Public Health Wales new release More...

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