Ten-month old Lauren Durbin receives an injection for measles, mumps and rubella. Typically children do not receive the MMR vaccine until they are 12 months old.

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Ten-month old Lauren Durbin receives an injection for measles, mumps and rubella. Typically children do not receive the MMR vaccine until they are 12 months old.

Ten-month old Lauren Durbin receives an injection for measles, mumps and rubella. 

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Rebecca Naden/Reuters

Lauren Durbin, aged 10 months, is given an MMR injection by Sister Sian Owen at the Paediatric Outpatients department at Morriston Hospital in Swansea, south Wales April 6, 2013. Following an increase in the number of confirmed cases of a measles in south Wales, parents in the area were urged to vaccinate their children, and hospitals in the region opened drop-in clinics on Saturday, local media reported. REUTERS/Rebecca Naden (BRITAIN - Tags: SOCIETY HEALTH)