Letter: Measles victims
Friday 04 September 1998
It is easy for us in a healthy country to forget that diseases that have disappeared here are still commonplace elsewhere in the world. It is only through vigilance and immunisation programmes that diseases like smallpox and polio are eradicated.
Elsewhere in the world whether or not to have the triple MMR vaccination would not be a choice. It would not be available to mothers who would dearly love to protect their children in this way.
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