Crunched: why are we still not vaccinating our children?

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The FT’s John Burn-Murdoch and Federica Cocco examine the data behind vaccination and why measles is back in the news. Cases have hit a 25-year high in America, with dozens of more serious outbreaks across the globe.
Links –
The immunity threshold https://www.who.int/immunization/sage/meetings/2017/october/2._target_immunity_levels_FUNK.pdf
Measles “outbreak” in UK https://www.gov.uk/government/news/measles-outbreaks-across-england
RIZE festival measles outbreak https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-essex-45223818
Outbreak in New York https://www.ft.com/content/70b4e20a-5d37-11e9-9dde-7aedca0a081a
World Health Organisation data on coverage rates across the world https://www.who.int/immunization/monitoring_surveillance/data/en/
World Health Organisation data on measles cases https://www.who.int/immunization/monitoring_surveillance/burden/vpd/surveillance_type/active/measles_monthlydata/en/
UNICEF/WHO report on measles outbreak https://www.unicef.org.uk/press-releases/over-20-million-children-worldwide-missed-out-on-measles-vaccine-annually-in-past-8-years-creating-a-pathway-to-current-global-outbreaks-unicef/


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