5 Feb 2018

Measles vaccination campaign urged as epidemic spreads

From Morning Report, 6:17 am on 5 February 2018

Doctors say they're starting to see nasty complications from the mumps epidemic in Auckland. Teenage boys and men in particular have been turning up at clinics with painfell swelling of the testicles, putting their long term fertility at risk. The director of Auckland University's Immunisation Advisory Centre Nikki Turner told RNZ reporter Rowan Quinn the problems will become worse when the school year resumes.