The HSE have confirmed that the recent measles outbreak that has hit Limerick City is being monitored closely.
It is understood the announcement comes after the health authority revealed that 15 cases have been reported in the region since the beginning of the year.
Although a disease outbreak control team has been sent to the region, the HSE are advising those living the region to make sure they are vaccinated in order to prevent further spread of the illness.
In announcemnt made on its website the health authority revealed that many of the cases were reported in the Ballinacurra Weston and Carew Park area of the city
They also say those who have not been vaccinated should get vaccinated immediately.
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