Warning after outbreak scare

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parents and young people in the Dearne are being warned to ensure they and their children are vaccinated with MMR following a recent outbreak of measles on Merseyside.

So far there have been 17 confirmed and 41 suspected cases in the outbreak ranging from nine months to adults in their 20s.

Kathy Wakefield, Immunisation Lead at NHS Rotherham, said parents are urged to ensure their children are fully vaccinated, regardless of their age. For more information contact your local GP practice.