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Deaths from measles have risen to new heights in Europe in the past year. The rapid spread of the measles virus has led to more than 3,300 cases and 35 deaths in Romania, Italy, Germany and Portugal.


Researchers from the Jenner Institute discuss vaccination rates in an article recently published in The Conversation.

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