‘Necessary to vaccinate’

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  • Sunday, 18 Oct 2015

Researchers hope to find a universal vaccine that will offer broader coverage against all types of influenza each season. (Photo courtesy Fotolia/TNS)

PETALING JAYA: Parents are increasingly giving vaccination a miss for their kids. Doctors, however, are far from pleased with the trend. They point to the rising risk of children getting stricken with preventable diseases.

Some feel that this risk has been heightened by the presence of many migrant workers in the country whose vaccination status is not known.

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