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#MMR Vaccine

# mmr-vaccine - Tuesday 21 January, 2020

HSE offers free MMR shots to combat 'significant' rise in mumps

It follows a sharp increase in the number of cases of the illness last year.

# mmr-vaccine - Thursday 9 January, 2020

'Losing our measles-free status is a real threat': No drop off in measles rate after cases tripled in 2018

There were 80 reported measles cases in Ireland in 2019.

# mmr-vaccine - Tuesday 10 December, 2019

Number of mumps cases in 2019 four times higher than last year

The HSE said has said the increase in numbers is linked to the spread of misinformation about vaccines on social media.

# mmr-vaccine - Thursday 25 April, 2019

Irish measles cases rise over 200% as experts blame increase on misinformation about MMR vaccine

A new report has revealed that global rates of the disease are on the rise.

# mmr-vaccine - Wednesday 10 October, 2018

'It's not a coincidence': HSE expert links latest mumps outbreak to discredited study of MMR vaccine

The HSE is still trying to determine how many people have been affected by the outbreak.

# mmr-vaccine - Wednesday 11 April, 2018

Adults under 40 urged to get vaccinated against measles as 28 cases confirmed in mid-west

The majority of cases are in Limerick city.

# mmr-vaccine - Wednesday 1 June, 2016

There have been further outbreaks of measles around the country

The cases of the illness are being seen in several different areas of the country.

# mmr-vaccine - Friday 25 October, 2013

HSE report shows Ireland on the way to eliminating German measles

The report delivered to the World Health Organisation shows that there were no cases of the disease between 2010-2012.

# mmr-vaccine - Friday 19 April, 2013

HSE has this warning for families as 800 people in the UK hit by measles

Measles is highly contagious and can lead to deafness, brain damage and even death.

# mmr-vaccine - Sunday 3 June, 2012

HSE urges parents to vaccinate children after measles outbreak in Cork

The outbreak in west Cork has affected 51 children with two having to be hospitalised.

# mmr-vaccine - 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.