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Yes we can get rid of measles and we must. Key for solving the problem is to ensure that at least 95% of the population is immunised (so called herd-immunity). The remaining part of the population that may not be protected may be clustered…Continue
Despite a high MMR-vaccination coverage on national level, The Netherlands experienced a large measles epidemic with more than 2600 registered cases, more than 180 hospitalizations and 1 death in 2013. (…Continue
By Dr Sabrina Bacci
I am a vaccine-preventable disease expert working for the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC). The views expressed here are all mine and do not reflect ECDC's positions or…Continue
18-20 March 2014
Increasing coverage of infant and child vaccination in the European Region