Increased measles–mumps–rubella (MMR) vaccine uptake in the context of a targeted immunisation campaign during a measles outbreak in a vaccine-reluctant community in England

Source: Vaccine, 32 (10), 26 February 2014, pp. 1147–1152

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Date of publication: February 2014

Publication Type: Article

In a nutshell: Highlights: Reactive vaccination to a measles outbreak implemented in a vaccine-rejecting community; We estimated the number of MMR doses given in 2011 during the outbreak; The number of doses increased during the outbreak compared to previous years; Children already vaccinated were more amenable to reactive vaccination; A few parents changed their mind and vaccinated their children for the first time.

Length of publication: 5-page article

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