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Government’s ‘immunisation lottery leaves migrant communities behind’ (SBS)

17 February 20140 comments

Health experts have warned that under-immunisation in refugee and migrant communities could create epidemics of diseases thought to be eradicated in Australia.

University of New South Wales Professor of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Raina MacIntyre, said outbreaks of vaccine-preventable disease across Australia had already been linked to these communities.

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