Health warning issued after measles outbreak in Bradford
People in Bradford are being encouraged to check they and their children have had two doses of MMR vaccine following confirmation that measles is circulating within the city.
Nine confirmed and three suspected cases of measles have now been seen in Bradford since the end of March.
Measles is a highly infectious viral illness, so anyone with symptoms is also being advised to stay at home and phone their GP or NHS 111 for advice, rather than visiting the surgery or A&E, to prevent the illness spreading further.
Initial symptoms can include :
- a runny or blocked nose
- watery eyes
- swollen eyelids
- sore, red eyes that may be sensitive to light
- a high temperature (fever), which may reach around 40C (104F)
- small greyish-white spots in the mouth (see below)
- aches and pains
- a cough
- loss of appetite
- tiredness, irritability and a general lack of energy
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