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  •   Home > News > Health & Safety

    Vaccination rates are dropping across the country, in the midst of a measles outbreak

    Vaccination rates are dropping across the country, in the midst of a measles outbreak


    Herald research shows just 77 per cent of six-month-olds are getting their jabs on time, down 4.5 percent since rates peaked in 2016.

    Reporter Kirsty Johnston says the fall isn't being driven by anti-vaxxers... it's down to poverty.

    She says some families can't get their children to a clinic because they don't have transport, or both parents are working.

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