New map exposes measles outbreak as 1,000 cases of Victorian disease recorded in 5 weeks

New map exposes measles outbreak as 1,000 cases of Victorian disease recorded in 5 weeks

The UK hotspot for the outbreak of a Victorian disease affecting British children has been revealed, with hundreds of youngsters affected. Nearly a thousand cases of measles have now been reported in the first few weeks of the year, in what is the highest number of suspected cases in the same period for more than a decade. It comes after the World Health Organisation declared the potentially deadly illness eliminated in the UK in 2017. But as uptake for the …