Dr Margie Danchin is a Senior Research Fellow in the Vaccine and Immunisation Research Group (VIRGo) at the Murdoch Children's Research Institute. She answers some helpful questions for parents of small children amid the recent measles cases detected in Victoria.
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Doctor Margie Danchin shares three reasons vaccination is important in childhood and encourages parents to "Close the immunization Gap" this World Immunisation Week.
Vaccine hesitancy is now an issue of global concern. Parental concerns about the safety, efficacy and necessity of vaccines are increasing as exposure to vaccine preventable diseases decreases in Australia and other developed countries. Vaccine and Immunisation expert Doctor Margie Danchin provides information for healthcare providers to help address parents concerns.