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One in 10 infants didn’t receive vaccinations in 2016 – UN

Polio immunisation  One in 10 infants didn’t receive vaccinations in 2016 – UN Polio

Worldwide, 12.9 million infants, nearly one in 10, did not receive any vaccinations in 2016, according to a recent World Health Organisation (WHO) and United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) immunisation estimates. This means, critically, that these infants missed the first dose of diphtheria-tetanus-pertussis (DTP)-containing vaccine, putting them at serious risk of these potentially fatal diseases. Additionally, an estimated 6.6 million ...

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