Intended for healthcare professionals


German parliament votes to make measles vaccination mandatory

BMJ 2019; 367 doi: (Published 15 November 2019) Cite this as: BMJ 2019;367:l6558
  1. Ingrid Torjesen
  1. London, UK

The German parliament has agreed to make the measles vaccination compulsory for hospital staff, children and teachers in schools and nurseries, and staff at community facilities such as asylum seeker centres and holiday camps.1

The measles protection act—which will come into force in March 2020 after being approved by …

View Full Text

Log in

Log in through your institution


* For online subscription