Measles

Posted by Scott Edwards on 22 December 2017

Measles

Warning, there has been an outbreak in measles in Leeds, Liverpool, Birmingham, Manchester and Surrey, have you had your recent Vaccination? No?? Why not come and see one of our friendly and Qualified clinicians to have your vaccination.

Measles is a very infectious, serious illness that, in rare cases, can be fatal. About 1 in 5 children with measles experiences complications such as ear infections, diarrhoea and vomiting, pneumonia, meningitis, and eye disorders. One in 10 children with measles ends up in hospital. There is no treatment for the disease. Vaccination is the only way of preventing it. Measles spreads very easily. In fact, it's one of the most infectious diseases known. You can catch measles if you spend just 15 minutes with someone who has the disease.

How do I arrange vaccination? You ask….

Well you can ring our number: 01252 519479 or you can visit our website  www.travelclinicuk.co.uk and book an appointment today.