Vaccines have saved tens of millions of lives in the past century, yet in many countries health experts have identified a trend towards “vaccine hesitancy” – an increasing refusal to use vaccination. The World Health Organization (WHO) is so concerned that it has listed this trend as one of the 10 threats to global health […]

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The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) has affirmed that the measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) vaccine “is safe, effective and gives long-term protection”, and this has been proved by its use globally for more than 40 years. The MoPH also dismissed rumours, which had been spreading through social media, of links between the MMR vaccine […]

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