20 Aug 2019

Current measles outbreak worst in two decades

From Morning Report, 7:46 am on 20 August 2019

The current measles outbreak is now the worst in more than two decades, with 651 confirmed cases.

It's surpassed the 2011 outbreak, when 597 cases were notified .

The Director of the Immunisation Advisory Centre at the University of Auckland says this outbreak of measles is appalling. Dr Nikki Turner spoke to Corin Dann.