Protect children from vaccine-preventable diseases before the borders reopen


Protect children from vaccine-preventable diseases before the borders reopen

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Mary Nowlan

Vaccine coverage at 24 months by ethnicity
Vaccine coverage at 24 months by ethnicity

With borders closed and pandemic control measures implemented, vaccinepreventable and respiratory disease incidence has declined significantly in New Zealand, but routine immunisations have faltered. What will happen when borders fully open again?

Key Points, COVID-19 restrictions have reduced the incidence of a range of respiratory diseases. Our youngest children have little experience of many respirator, Pract Green w Pale Yellow
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