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MMR alert after school outbreak

By Exeter Express and Echo  |  Posted: June 27, 2011

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A DEVON MP has urged parents to have their children inoculated after an outbreak of measles at a Devon school.

The Sands School in Ashburton has been at the centre of an NHS and South West Health Protection Unit investigation after several pupils contracted measles-like symptoms.

Central Devon MP Mel Stride, whose constituency includes the Dartmoor town, has now urged parents to follow public health protection advice and ensure children have the MMR jab.

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