Measles: Don’t let your child catch it.
Get them vaccinated with the MMR Vaccine.
Measles is in the news again. There have been serious outbreaks in England and wales and the number of children catching measles is rising.
Measles can be very serious disease, leading to ear and chest infections, fits, Diarrhoea and damage to the brain. Measles can Kill.
If your child id due to have had two doses of MMR but has not received them, no matter what age they are, you should make an appointment with the Surgery. If you are not sure if your child has had the MMR vaccine, check his or her personal child health record( red book ) or speak to the GP surgery.
For more information NHS.UK/MMR