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UK and Italy have low MMR uptake

BMJ 2003; 327 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.327.7424.1124-b (Published 13 November 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;327:1124
  1. Fiona Fleck
  1. Geneva

    Measles vaccination coverage in the United Kingdom dropped last year to the lowest level of protection against the killer disease since 1989 but was in keeping with a trend towards low vaccine coverage in Europe, the World Health Organization has said.

    WHO vaccine experts attribute low UK levels to an “unfounded” scare that the measles mumps, and rubella (MMR) vaccine causes autism (8 November, p 1069), which has …

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