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BMJ 2011; 342 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.d3701 (Published 14 June 2011) Cite this as: BMJ 2011;342:d3701

EU urges more action to rid Europe of measles and rubella: European Union health ministers have urged national authorities to step up vaccination programmes to eradicate measles and rubella in the 27 member bloc by 2015. They identified “marginalised people and Roma” as undervaccinated groups and called for information campaigns explaining the benefits of vaccination. On 13 June the European Commission pledged a further €10m (£8.8m; $14.3m) to the Global …

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