Sussex has more cases of measles than any county in the nation other than Merseyside. Brighton and Hove experienced 186 reported cases this year while East Sussex has 88 cases and West Sussex has 40 cases. Through all of 2011, the county reported 173 cases, the Argus reports.The increase in cases is due to still insufficient measles vaccine rates. This brings the total number of UK cases to over 1279 for 2012. The EU has reported over 18,000 cases of measles for 2012.
Wednesday, August 15, 2012
UK Measles Cases Continue to Rise
Sussex county, United Kingdom now has 314 confirmed measles cases second to Merseyside's 414 confirmed cases.