Important information about measles in Birmingham

January 22, 2024

Measles is a serious health risk and cases are rising in Birmingham and Solihull. For protection against measles, contact your GP practice to get your MMR immunisations.

Measles is a preventable disease and almost 100 percent of people who have had both doses of the MMR vaccine are immune for life. 

There is a version of the MMR vaccine, Priorix, that contains no pork ingredients. You can request Priorix when you contact your GP practice.

Find out more about getting an MMR vaccine in Birmingham.

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