European Immunisation Week

Source: HSE

Vaccine complacency could cost lives in Ireland as Europe sees large measles outbreaks and related deaths.

Complacency in relation to vaccines could cause deaths in Ireland as large measles outbreaks and related deaths take place in Europe, warned the HSE.
Many European countries are reporting measles outbreaks – over 4000 cases and 18 measles related deaths have been reported in Romania in the past six months, according to the Head of the HSE National Immunisation Office, Dr Brenda Corcoran.

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