Vaccine confidence low in Europe, raising disease outbreak risk

FILE PHOTO: A doctor hold a syringe as part of the start of the seasonal influenza vaccination campaign in Nice, France October 24, 2017. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard/File Photo

Low levels of public confidence in vaccines in the European Union are pushing immunisation rates down and the number of disease outbreaks up, according to an expert report on Tuesday. Recent outbreaks of measles – the highest number in the EU for seven years – are a sign of the immediate impact of declining vaccine […]

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