News Is anybody out there? Justin Bieber's Believe is 14th at the US box office

The controversial pop star is also facing charges of driving under the influence in Florida and is under investigation for vandalism in LA

Dr Andrew Wakefield has blamed the Government for the recent outbreak

Letter from the Editor: Wakefield’s MMR rant was read out of context

Over the 15 years since Wakefield published his infamous Lancet paper which triggered the MMR controversy, this paper has published many stories highlighting the harm he was causing

Dr Hilary Koprowski: A virologist who developed the first oral vaccine against polio

Dr Hilary Koprowski: Virologist who developed the first oral vaccine against polio

A Polish Jew who had fled the Nazi invasion and settled in the US, Hilary Koprowski developed the first oral vaccine against poliomyelitis, the infant paralysis which swept across North America, the British Isles and beyond in the postwar years, causing death or disability.

The News Matrix: Wednesday 17 April 2013

Npower avoids tax for three years

An MMR jab is administered

Thousands of Swansea children still to have MMR jab as fears over scale of epidemic worsen

Health Secretary urges parents whose children aren't vaccinated to take action

Parents and children queue outside the Paediatric Outpatient department at Morriston Hospital in Swansea

Measles outbreak could spread and hit London and North most, expert warns

The measles outbreak gripping South Wales could spread to other parts of Britain, with London and the North particularly vulnerable, a leading expert warned tonight.

Dr Andrew Wakefield has blamed the Government for the recent outbreak

‘Balderdash’ – expert’s damning verdict on the latest claims of discredited MMR scaremonger Andrew Wakefield

The discredited doctor who triggered the MMR scare 15 years ago has pinned the blame for the outbreak of measles in south Wales on the Government.

Dr Andrew Wakefield has blamed the Government for the recent outbreak

Full statement by MMR scare doctor Andrew Wakefield: 'The Government has tried to cover up putting price before children’s health'

This is the full statement from Andrew Wakefield, the discredited doctor whose Lancet article sparked the MMR scare 15 years ago, on the outbreak of measles in Wales.

Parents stage a protest for Andy Wakefield

Thousands still at risk from measles outbreak in Wales continues to grow

The measles outbreak in Wales is “showing no signs of going away” despite last weekend’s measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) vaccination drive, health officials have warned.

Swansea measles outbreak: Confirmed cases rise to nearly 700

A big increase in measles cases has prompted health bosses to renew a plea for unvaccinated people to get their MMR jabs immediately.

Parents and children queue outside the Paediatric Outpatient department at Morriston Hospital in Swansea

Swansea queues for measles jab after outbreak

The number of young children in the Swansea area still to receive the MMR vaccination was cut by almost a third as 1,200 people attended emergency clinics opened by hospitals.

A 10-month-old girl has the MMR jab in Swansea yesterday

Hundreds queue for MMR jab as Welsh measles outbreak slows

Hundreds of anxious parents and their young children queued for hours at hospitals in South Wales yesterday for free MMR vaccinations aimed at curbing a measles epidemic. Officials say the outbreak has affected 588 people in parts of south, mid and west Wales. They said more than 800 MMR (mumps, measles and rubella) vaccinations were administered yesterday.

Parents and children queue outside the Paediatric Outpatient department at Morriston Hospital in Swansea

Swansea measles outbreak: Hundreds queue for free MMR jabs

Demand is 50% higher than expected at emergency clinics, as outbreak worsens in North-East

An MMR jab is administered

Swansea measles epidemic: Cases rise to 588 as parents are urged to vaccinate children

The number of confirmed cases of measles in the Swansea epidemic has risen to 588, Public Health Wales has confirmed.

Latest stories from i100
Career Services

Day In a Page

A
Independent Travel
Pompeii, Capri & the Bay of Naples
Seven Cities of Italy
Burgundy, the River Rhone & Provence
Prague, Budapest and Vienna
Lake Garda
Minoan Crete and Santorini
Prices correct as of 15 May 2015
Greece debt crisis: What happened to democracy when it’s a case of 'Vote Yes or else'?

'The economic collapse has happened. What is at risk now is democracy...'

If it doesn’t work in Europe, how is it supposed to work in India or the Middle East, asks Robert Fisk
The science of swearing: What lies behind the use of four-letter words?

The science of swearing

What lies behind the use of four-letter words?
The Real Stories of Migrant Britain: Clive fled from Zimbabwe - now it won't have him back

The Real Stories of Migrant Britain

Clive fled from Zimbabwe - now it won’t have him back
Africa on the menu: Three foodie friends want to popularise dishes from the continent

Africa on the menu

Three foodie friends want to popularise dishes from the hot new continent
Donna Karan is stepping down after 30 years - so who will fill the DKNY creator's boots?

Who will fill Donna Karan's boots?

The designer is stepping down as Chief Designer of DKNY after 30 years. Alexander Fury looks back at the career of 'America's Chanel'
10 best statement lightbulbs

10 best statement lightbulbs

Dare to bare with some out-of-the-ordinary illumination
Wimbledon 2015: Heather Watson - 'I had Serena's poster on my wall – now I'm playing her'

Heather Watson: 'I had Serena's poster on my wall – now I'm playing her'

Briton pumped up for dream meeting with world No 1
Wimbledon 2015: Nick Bollettieri - It's time for big John Isner to produce the goods to go with his thumping serve

Nick Bollettieri's Wimbledon Files

It's time for big John Isner to produce the goods to go with his thumping serve
Dustin Brown: Who is the tennis player who knocked Rafael Nadal out of Wimbeldon 2015?

Dustin Brown

Who is the German player that knocked Nadal out of Wimbeldon 2015?
Ashes 2015: Damien Martyn - 'England are fired up again, just like in 2005...'

Damien Martyn: 'England are fired up again, just like in 2005...'

Australian veteran of that Ashes series, believes the hosts' may become unstoppable if they win the first Test
Tour de France 2015: Twins Simon and Adam Yates have a mountain to climb during Tour of duty

Twins have a mountain to climb during Tour of duty

Yates brothers will target the steepest sections in bid to win a stage in France
John Palmer: 'Goldfinger' of British crime was murdered, say police

Murder of the Brink’s-MAT mastermind

'Goldfinger' of British crime's life ended in a blaze of bullets, say police
Forget little green men - aliens will look like humans, says Cambridge University evolution expert

Forget little green men

Leading evolutionary biologist says aliens will look like humans
The Real Stories of Migrant Britain: An Algerian scientist adjusts to life working in a kebab shop

The Real Stories of Migrant Britain

An Algerian scientist struggles to adjust to her new life working in a Scottish kebab shop
Bodyworlds museum: Dr Gunther von Hagens has battled legal threats, Parkinson's disease, and the threat of bankruptcy

Dying dream of Doctor Death

Dr Gunther von Hagens has battled legal threats, Parkinson's disease, and the threat of bankruptcy