Italy’s Vaccination Rates Raise Government’s Concern – Wall Street Journal

ROME—Italy is the latest front in Europe’s growing antivaccine trend, fueled in part by groups that oppose mandatory injections and raise doubts over their safety.

The share of Italian one-year-olds immunized against measles has dropped by at least 5 percentage points since 2012, according to the World Health Organization, dipping below the comparable rate for India. The country’s 2015 immunization rates were the lowest in Western…

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