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As we wait for a Covid-19 jab, don't forget other essential vaccines | Letter

2 monthes ago   |   By The Guardian

From measles and mumps to whooping cough, vaccinations can only eradicate diseases if people have them, writes Prof Martin Marshall A vaccine is likely to make a major contribution to getting us out of the Covid-19 crisis. We know this because vaccines have provided the answer to many other infective crises in the past. In the most successful cases, vaccines can eradicate diseases. The UK was declared measles-free in 2017, but due to a combination of now-discredited medical research in the 1990s and dangerous anti-vaccination propaganda that has since proliferated, inoculation rates have...
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