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Dr Andrew Wakefield has blamed the Government for the recent outbreak

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The News Matrix: Wednesday 17 April 2013

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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.

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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.

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