Alarm as uptake drops for all routine child jabs

26 September 2019 – BBC News

NHS data for 2018-19 reveals that the uptake of the first dose of the MMR vaccine dropped from 91.2% to 90.3% in England. This is the fifth year in a row it has dropped.

There are 10 vaccines given in total, providing protection against diseases such as tetanus, polio and meningitis. Health officials warned that children were being put at risk by the decision to shun these routine vaccinations.

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