Letters

Young adults susceptible to measles

BMJ 1995; 310 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.310.6989.1271b (Published 13 May 1995) Cite this as: BMJ 1995;310:1271
  1. D S G Sloan
  1. Immunisation coordinator Department of Public Health, Argyll and Clyde Health Board, Paisley PA2 7BN

    EDITOR,—The success of the national measles and rubella immunisation campaign is to be welcomed.1 The campaign still, however, leaves a cohort (of those in their late teens and in their 20s) in which many susceptible people remain. Though they are indirectly protected by herd immunity and a reduction of viral transmission in Britain, if …

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