Measles and MMR statistics - Commons Library Standard Note

Published 17 February 2009 | Standard notes SN02581

Authors: Adam Mellows-Facer, Gavin Thompson

Topic: Diseases, Health services, Science, Vaccination

This note summarises the latest statistics on measles incidence and rates of immunisation. It also discusses the effect of media coverage on public confidence in the MMR triple vaccine, and compares the UK's immunisation rates with the rest of the OECD.

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