Vaccines continue to save the lives of millions but for as long as they have existed so has anti-vaccine sentiment. Molecular Virology & Microbiology Professor Dr Peter Hotez, Professor Kevin Fenton from Public Health England and HuffPost journalist Jesselyn Cook on the perils of vaccine misinformation.
EU leaders have proposed a new pass scheme for Covid vaccines, tests and recovery.
“Normally this isn’t a problem as the UK used to be measles-free…," said the doctor.
The health minister could make immunisations compulsory.
“No vaccine, no school."
One GP said he is "hugely concerned" by the anti-vaccine movement.
'We would encourage people to ensure they are up-to-date with their MMR vaccine before travelling.'
'The UK's stubbornness is costing money and lives.'
A maternal vaccine could prevent 231,000 infant and maternal Group B Streptococcus (GBS) cases a year, the first global study
Meningitis Now are just one charity who do amazing work in raising awareness and campaigning for policy changes around the disease. I will be meeting with them and Izzy's father this week to film a video which is intended to increase awareness of meningitis among parents and young people ahead of Meningitis Student Awareness Week (22 -29 October).