Log In
Sunday 23rd October 2016

Emergency measles steps call

20th May 2008

Health bosses in London have enforced emergency measures after a large increase in the number of cases of measles in the capital. 

NHS trusts have been told to offer the MMR jabs in "quick succession" in a bid to cut the number of cases. Over 200 cases were reported in south-east London from January to May. Lewisham PCT, which had high rates of the disease,  said through a spokesperson: "The disease is still spreading, particularly among school-age children."


Share this page


There are no comments for this article, be the first to comment!

Post your comment

Only registered users can comment. Fill in your e-mail address for quick registration.

Your email address:

Your comment will be checked by a Healthcare Today moderator before it is published on the site.

M3 - For secure managed hosting over N3 or internet
© Mayden Foundation 2016