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Unvaccinated “Wakefield cohorts” blamed for 5000 cases of mumps in England last year

BMJ 2020; 368 doi: (Published 14 February 2020) Cite this as: BMJ 2020;368:m619
  1. Zosia Kmietowicz
  1. The BMJ

Students and young people who may have missed out on their measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR) vaccinations are being encouraged to get immunised as figures show there were 5042 laboratory confirmed cases of mumps in England in 2019, the highest number of cases since 2009. This compared with 1066 cases in 2018, according to …

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