Measles outbreak: misinformation and poverty fuel quadrupling of worldwide cases
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Measles outbreak: misinformation and poverty fuel quadrupling of worldwide cases

False claims on social media mean nurses need to reassure parents about vaccinations

Cases of measles worldwide have quadrupled this year and poverty combined with misinformation spread on social media are two of the influencing factors.

Nursing Children and Young People. 31, 3, 8-9. doi: 10.7748/ncyp.31.3.8.s8

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