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BMJ 2012; 345 doi: (Published 27 November 2012) Cite this as: BMJ 2012;345:e8083

MMR coverage in England is at highest in 14 years: More than nine in 10 children (91.2%) in England in 2011-12 had received their first dose of vaccine against measles, mumps, and rubella by their second birthday, the highest recorded coverage since 1997-8, when the figure was 90.8%. The lowest was in 2003-4, when it was 79.9%, says the report from the Health and Social Care Information Centre.1 The World Health Organization target is that at least 95% of children be vaccinated.

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