Measles is a highly infectious viral disease that can have serious and sometimes fatal consequences. Measles is spread through coughing and sneezing, close personal contact or direct contact with infected nasal or throat secretions.

Measles cases in the UK have been rising since November 2023.

Click here for more information about measles
Click here for the letter from HCC to adult social care providers about measles cases rising
Click here for the UKHSA measles leaflet
Click here for the UKHSA MMR programme