A child has been diagnosed with measles recently therefore could you ensure that your child has had 2 x MMR vaccinations to protect against the disease your GP will hold up to date information regarding your child's vaccinations.
Symptoms of Measles include:
A few days later a red-brown blotch rash will appear. This usually starts on the head or upper neck before spreading outwards to the rest of the body.
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