Lancashire's low MMR vaccination rate blamed on social media



0 Have your say More than 1,000 children in Lancashire are not fully vaccinated against MMR. Across England, take-up of the vaccine has fallen, with NHS chief executive Simon Stevens blaming anti-vaxxers increasing prominence as “part of the fake news movement”.
The latest figures show that in Lancashire, between April and September 2018, 83.7 per cent of children turning five had received the recommended two measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) jabs. This means around 1,119 children in the area are not fully vaccinated.
This is below the target, set by the World Health Organisation, for 95 per... read more

 
15 March 2019 in Regional North West , Views: 18
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