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Decline of hospital admissions for MMR vaccinations in children with egg allergy
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    Decline in hospital MMR vaccinations: Are children being left unimmunised?
    • Andrew Riordan, Consultant in Paediatric Infectious Diseases and Immunology

    I was interested to read Govindaraj et al’s audit showing a fall in the number of MMR vaccines given in their hospital over the last 2 years. Unfortunately there was no data to show what happened to those children initially referred to hospital for MMR, but referred back by the outpatient sister.

    A study from New Zealand suggests that children inappropriately referred for MMR in hospital can be referred back a...

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