Letters

Little importance placed on infants aged under 15 months

BMJ 1995; 310 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.310.6973.192a (Published 21 January 1995) Cite this as: BMJ 1995;310:192
  1. V K Tohani,
  2. B Farrell
  1. Consultant in communicable disease control Consultant in public health medicine Southern Health and Social Services Board, Portadown BT63 5QD

    EDITOR,—The national measles immunisation campaign last November aimed at immunising 95% of all primary and secondary school children and preventing an outbreak of measles. The government's emphasis was that the campaign would prevent measles occurring among the school age population.1 Little importance, however, was placed on how this campaign would prevent outbreaks of measles in infants under 15 months.

    An outbreak …

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