Bulgaria has the lowest confidence in safety of vaccines in EU – report

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Among European Union countries, Bulgarians are least likely to agree that vaccines are sae, with only 66.3 per cent agreeing that they are, according to a report released by the European Commission.

The report says that across the EU, vaccine delays and refusals are contributing to declining immunisation rates in a number of countries and are leading to increases in disease outbreaks.

Recent measles outbreaks – the highest in the EU for seven years – illustrate the immediate impact of declining coverage on disease outbreaks, according to the report.

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