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Doctor who helped introduce MMR advises giving parents the choice of single vaccines

BMJ 2002; 324 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.324.7346.1118/a (Published 11 May 2002) Cite this as: BMJ 2002;324:1118
  1. Susan Mayor
  1. London

    A researcher who chaired the committee that introduced the combined measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) vaccination programme into the United Kingdom has said that offering the choice of single vaccines could end the stalemate whereby some parents are refusing to have their children vaccinated.

    Dr Eileen Rubery, senior research associate at the Judge Institute of Management, University of Cambridge, chaired the committee that introduced MMR vaccination to the United Kingdom in 1994, when she was under secretary …

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