Two cases of deadly diphtheria infection detected
NHS Lothian has confirmed two related cases of the disease and say infection protocols are in place.
BBC News (UK)
Two cases of deadly diphtheria detected in Lothian area of Scotland
Diphtheria. #callthemidwife featured this disease in all of its vile, deadly, stinking glory. Look it up. Then, for the love of all that's holy - and for your children - check you're vaccinated.
Sarah Wollaston MP
Another deadly disease that should have been consigned to the dustbin of history returns to the UK. Vaccination remains one of the greatest achievements of our age, please protect your family and community against preventable diseases.
Prof Maureen Baker
Hoping it’s not an indication of things to come with falling rates #vaccination Two cases of deadly diphtheria detected in Lothian area