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# measles - Thursday 17 May, 2012

Measles outbreak has now spread to 31 people

Another six people have been diagnosed with the disease in West Cork. None of the initial affected group of 25 people was vaccinated against measles, the HSE has said.

# measles - Tuesday 15 May, 2012

Parents urged to vaccinate children after measles outbreak

Parents are being urged to vaccinate their children following a measles outbreak in West Cork, the HSE has said. Measles is a potentially fatal disease.

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# measles - Thursday 3 May, 2012

From The42 Get vaccinated! HSE's message for Irish fans travelling to Euro 2012 Euro 2012

Get vaccinated! HSE's message for Irish fans travelling to Euro 2012

The HSE has advised the MMR vaccine for all fans heading to cheer on Trap’s army in Poland this summer.

# measles - Wednesday 18 April, 2012

From The42 Ukraine urges fans to get measles jab Outbreak

Ukraine urges fans to get measles jab

Currently in the throes of a measles epidemic, the European Championships host nation has followed ECDC officials in issuing a public warning to football fans.

# measles - Tuesday 20 December, 2011

Measles cases on the rise - report

While incidences of MRSA were the lowest ever recorded by the HSE’s Health Protection Surveillance Centre, the number of measles cases in Ireland rose by 149 per cent last year.

# measles - Thursday 1 September, 2011

MMR vaccine to be offered in response to measles outbreak

An MMR vaccine programme is to be rolled out in schools in the north Dublin city area, which has been particularly badly hit by a recent measles outbreak.

# measles - Tuesday 16 August, 2011

UN: Ten children dying each day at Somali refugee camp

Child mortality at a camp in Ethiopia has reached an “alarming” level, according to the UN Refugee Agency.

# measles - Thursday 21 April, 2011

WHO blames Europe's measles outbreak on vaccination levels

France has been particularly affected by a major outbreak of measles in Europe, which WHO blames on a failure to vaccinate all children against the illness.

# measles - Thursday 14 October, 2010

NI declares measles outbreak after eighth case

The North’s Public Health Agency declares its second outbreak of the disease this year.

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