Should the MMR jab be made compulsory?
Chris Steele Third-year children’s nursing student, Edge University, Ormskirk
The anti-vaccination movement is strong and nurses should do all they can to counteract its propaganda
In 2017, measles was officially declared ‘eliminated’ in the UK according to the World Health Organization – meaning the number of cases was at a low enough level to stop it spreading to the general population. So why are we having outbreaks again?
Nursing Children and Young People. 31, 4, 13-13. doi: 10.7748/ncyp.31.4.13.s13