The Guardian reports that new students will be urged to have the jab before starting their course. There is a mumps epidemic sweeping campuses, and it is estimated that approximately 90000, which is a third of new students, will not have had the MMR jab. Over 42000 people in England and Wales have been affected by mumps in the first six months of this year.
For part of the week, librarian working within biomedical and health sciences at the University of Leicester. And, for part of the week, not. For that part, dad to 4 and 15 year old boys, deputy squire of Braybrooke Morris Dancers, Northamptonshire, coordinator of a foodbank. Not necessarily all at the same time.