25 million children missed out on lifesaving vaccines in 2021, WHO and UNICEF data shows


"The largest sustained decline in childhood vaccinations in approximately 30 years has been recorded," the organizations said in a news release Between 2019 and 2021, there was a 5-point drop in the percentage of children who got three doses of DTP3, the vaccine against diphtheria, tetanus and pertussis. This took the coverage down to 81%. DTP3 coverage is used as a marker for broader immunizati...

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