Rubella component of vaccine was ignored

BMJ 1995; 310 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.310.6973.192b (Published 21 January 1995) Cite this as: BMJ 1995;310:192
  1. Mark Bagott,
  2. Linda Johnson
  1. Senior registrar in community child health School nurse Gateshead Healthcare, Whinney House Resource Centre, Gateshead NE9 5AR

    EDITOR,—The recent measles-rubella campaign in schools around Britain has had a mixed reception.1 Despite some adverse publicity the uptake of the vaccine has been quite high (89% of parents signed for the vaccine in Gateshead; final uptake figures are awaited). The campaign aimed at avoiding a predicted outbreak of measles at the same time as speeding up the …

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