Three Suspected Measles Cases Reported In The Midlands

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Nine cases have been reported in Ireland as of last week.

There have been nine cases of measles reported in Ireland as of last week.

The Health Protection Surveillance Centre's latest report on infectious disease, shows there were three cases of the virus in the midlands between January 28th and February 3rd.

Another three were in the Dublin, Kildare and Wicklow area, while the remaining two were in the Clare, Limerick and North Tipperary region.

It follows the death of a man in his 40s, who'd contracted measles, in a hospital in the Dublin and Midlands health region.

Chief Medical Officer, Professor Breda Smyth, says people planning to travel should ensure they're vaccinated against measles:

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