Childhood immunisation maintained at 96% in Scotland but falls in England

https://app.powerbi.com/view?r=eyJrIjoiZTI3NWZhNzItMTIyZS00OWM2LTg0MzMtOGY5YTJjMGY0MjI1IiwidCI6IjUwZjYwNzFmLWJiZmUtNDAxYS04ODAzLTY3Mzc0OGU2MjllMiIsImMiOjh9

The yellow line refers to the MMR vaccine.

Today, we hear for the quarter and year ending 31 March 2020:

Uptake rates remained high in Scotland; over 96% of children had received each routine immunisation by the time they were 12 months old, apart from the rotavirus vaccine, which had 94.2% uptake.

https://beta.isdscotland.org/find-publications-and-data/population-health/child-health/childhood-immunisation-statistics-scotland/

The above composite graphs from September 2019 remind us of the ongoing risk of viral infection spreading across the border into Scotland, especially measles.

It is not xenophobic only sensible to have border checks.

2 thoughts on “Childhood immunisation maintained at 96% in Scotland but falls in England”

  1. At recent Scot Gov. Covid -19 update the FM said as we go through the phases for exiting Lockdown “the importation of the virus will have to be ” considered .
    Expect a strong reaction from the Yoons.

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