An ongoing large outbreak of measles in Merseyside, England, January to June 2012.

@article{Vivancos2012AnOL,
  title={An ongoing large outbreak of measles in Merseyside, England, January to June 2012.},
  author={Roberto Vivancos and A. G. Keenan and Siobhan Farmer and James H. Atkinson and Erin Coffey and Evdokia Dardamissis and John Z. Dillon and Richard J Drew and M{\'o}nica Fallon and Rita Huyton and R. Jarvis and Gary Marsh and Rebecca Mason and Theresa Shryane and Alan Stewart and Sam Ghebrehewet},
  journal={Euro surveillance : bulletin Europeen sur les maladies transmissibles = European communicable disease bulletin},
  year={2012},
  volume={17 29}
}
From 1 January to 30 June 2012, 359 confirmed and 157 probable cases of measles were reported in Merseyside, England. The most affected age groups were children under five years and young adults from 15 years of age. Most cases have been sporadic. There have been few outbreaks in nurseries; however, no outbreaks have been reported in schools. Of the cases eligible for vaccination, only 3% of the confirmed cases were fully immunised. 

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