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Public Health England misses MMR vaccination target


Public Health England has admitted it has missed its target of vaccinating 120,000 children with MMR by the beginning of the new school year, with latest estimates showing only half of those it planned to target have been immunised.

PHE announced today that it estimates around 65,000 previously unvaccinated children between 10 and 16 years of age have now received a first dose of MMR vaccine.

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