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Measles road show visits 12 hot spots in England

BMJ 2009; 339 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.b3217 (Published 06 August 2009) Cite this as: BMJ 2009;339:b3217
  1. Zosia Kmietowicz
  1. 1London

    A road show is visiting 12 areas in England with low uptake of vaccination to tell parents about the dangers of measles infection and to try to boost immunisation rates.

    The Health Protection Agency says that 85.6% of children in England have had the first dose of the measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR) vaccine by their 2nd birthday. And by their 5th birthday 89.6% of children in …

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