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6 Jun 2020 18:33
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  •   Home > News > Health & Safety

    A vaccinologist says a catch-up plan to prevent measles spreading further, needs to go up a gear

    A vaccinologist says a catch-up plan to prevent measles spreading further, needs to go up a gear


    Nearly 16-hundred people have caught the disease since the start of the year.

    They include two women whose unborn babies died.

    Helen Petousis-Harris from Auckland University says health authorities will be able to crank things up when there are enough vaccines in the country.

    An extra 100-thousand doses of the MMR vaccine are expected to arrive in the next few months.

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