The number of measles cases in Europe has risen considerably in recent years. Experts say parents and health professionals have grown complacent and underestimate the risk of vaccine-preventable diseases, but the WHO believes measles can be eliminated in Europe if immunisation rates improve.
In this video discussion, Dr Dina Pfeifer of the World Health Organization Regional Office for Europe, and Dr Uwe Ehrentreich, a consultant paediatrician, address the factors behind Europe’s measles problem and discuss ways to improve vaccination uptake.
February 15th, 2013
“Episode 1: Measles: Battling complacency in Europe | Vaccines Today” was a great blog post and
therefore I actually was really joyful to come across the article.