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MMR jab a vital defence against measles

Allinson says disease is serious

There have been no new cases of measles reported on the Island.

The subject has been in the news after a spike in cases in England and a drop in the number of MMR jabs being administered there.

Dr Alex Allinson MHK says measles is a notifiable disease and is serious with potentially nasty consequences.

He says the level of vaccinations on the Isle of Man is much higher than across the water, but we mustn't lower our guard:

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