20 million children missed out on lifesaving vaccines in 2018

Polio vaccine treatment given in Papua New Guinea

Did you know that 20 million children worldwide – that’s more than one in 10 – missed out on lifesaving vaccines, such as measles, diphtheria and tetanus in 2018? That’s according to new data out from the World Health Organization and UNICEF. Globally, since 2010, vaccination coverage with three doses of diphtheria, tetanus and...

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World Immunization Week highlights the importance of vaccinations

World Immunisation Week logo, RESULTS Australia

Media Release  Wednesday April 17, 2019 Did you know? There are nearly 20 million un-vaccinated and under-vaccinated children in the world today. The ongoing measles notifications in NSW alone have reached 36 since last Christmas, according to the NSW Department of Health, and the number of cases in Australia since the beginning of 2019 has reached 93 (similar to...

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