5 Sep 2019

Measles a big threat for people on immuno-suppressants

From Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan, 1:22 pm on 5 September 2019

The measles outbreak in New Zealand is really concerning for LOTS of people, particularly the parents of unimmunised children.

But there's a section of the population who CAN'T get immunised because their bodies can't handle it.

These people are on immuno-suppressants. They're a LOT more common than you think. And if they get the measles, it's a LOT more serious than it would be for most of us

Jo Denvir's 12 year-old son Max is in that boat - Jo's on the line now to tell us more about his situation

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