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Ireland's measles outbreak kills two

BMJ 2000; 321 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.321.7255.197/b (Published 22 July 2000) Cite this as: BMJ 2000;321:197
  1. Doug Payne
  1. Dublin

    The Republic of Ireland is suffering its worst measles outbreak for seven years as a result of the low uptake of the measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR) vaccine. Uptake of the vaccine is less than 80

    The Irish National Disease Surveillance Centre said that more than 1220 cases of measles have been reported this year, compared with just 148 …

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