UK doctors voice concerns over falling vax rates

MMR coverage falls fifth year in a row, a 'big drop in terms of public health', officials say

Rates of childhood vaccinations for all 13 routine immunisations have dropped in the past year in England, in what UK health officials say is a "concerning trend" that increases the risk of outbreaks.

Baby with measles

The figures follow a warning from the WHO last month that Britain has lost its "measles-free" status, three years after the virus was eliminated in the country.

Measles infected more than 230 people in the UK in the first quarter of 2019.

Data from Public Health England showed that coverage of all 13 routine