August 14, 2008
Measles Plea to All Parents
MERSEYSIDE parents have been urged to help avoid a measles epidemic.
Primary care trusts hope parents of children about to start school or playgroup will add the MMR vaccination to their checklist.
Sefton PCT is urging parents to ensure children are vaccinated against measles as well as tetanus, polio, mumps and rubella.
Rod Thomson, Sefton PCT consultant in public health, said: "When you are putting your child's school check list together of uniform, gymkit,maths set, make sure you have a pre-school booster and that MMR is on it."
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