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Measles Is Circulating Posted on 10 Jan 2018

Measles Is Circulating

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  • We’re seeing measles in Birmingham
  • Measles is extremely infectious and can be serious
  • Anyone over 1 year of age needs to have the MMR vaccine
  • Ask for the free vaccine from your family doctor (GP) if you, or yourchildren, haven’t had 2 doses already
  • If you have symptoms of measles, stay at home and phone your GPor NHS 111 for advice. STAY AWAY from GP surgeries and A&Edepartments – you could spread the illness to others
  • Symptoms include: high fever; sore red, watery eyes; coughing;aching and feeling generally unwell; a blotchy red brown rash, whichusually appears after the first symptoms
  • Go to nhs.uk for more measles information
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