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3631412892?profile=RESIZE_710xChildhood vaccinations for 13 diseases falling year on year, prompting experts to warn of potentially devastating impact

Experts have expressed alarm at the drop in take-up of all routine childhood vaccinations across England, with a marked decline in rates against 13 different diseases, which leaves many thousands of children under-protected.

The UK recently lost its measles-free status because of the fall in rates of MMR (measles, mumps and rubella) immunisation. But the latest figures from NHS Digital for England in the year to the end of March 2019 show a loss of confidence for vaccinations more generally.

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The Guardian

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