Letters

Measles outbreak in Surrey

BMJ 2006; 333 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.39024.355822.1F (Published 09 November 2006) Cite this as: BMJ 2006;333:1021
  1. Peter M English (peter.english@shpu.nhs.uk),
  2. Nicola Lang,
  3. Anna Raleigh,
  4. Kevin Carroll,
  5. Margot Nicholls
  1. 1Surrey and Sussex Health Protection Unit, Cedar Court, Leatherhead KT22 9RX

Asaria and MacMahon discuss measles in the United Kingdom.1 An outbreak of measles in South Yorkshire this year had 97 suspected and at least 37 confirmed cases reported.2

In Surrey, the first confirmed case occurred in a child in January 2006. The number of measles cases notified to the Surrey and Sussex Health Protection Unit increased during the week of …

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