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'Stagnation in vaccination rates puts children at risk'

Date: Jul 19, 2019

New estimates from the United Nations have shown that stagnation in vaccination rates is putting children round the world at risk of preventable diseases.

According to the data, about 20 million children worldwide missed out on lifesaving vaccines such as measles, diphtheria and tetanus in 2018.

For more on this, Samora Mangesi spoke to Dr. Jan Grevendonk, Technical Officer for Immunization, Vaccines, and Biologicals at the World Health Organisation...

--ChannelAfrica--

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