Swansea measles epidemic: Man who died was infected


A man who died in Swansea had been suffering from measles at the time, says Public Health Wales.

The 25-year-old, named locally as Gareth Williams, was found dead at a flat on Thursday.

Further tests are being carried out and the coroner will determine the cause of death.

Dr Brendon Mason, consultant epidemiologist with Public Heath Wales, told BBC Radio Wales' Peter Johnson that the man who died had measles but it had not been confirmed he died from it.

Swansea death man, 25, had measles

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