Health: Barmer: Impflücken could be larger than previously thought
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Berlin (dpa) - According to an analysis of health insurance Barmer Impflücken could be larger in Germany than previously thought. Thus, among the Barmer insured, more than every fifth child born in 2015 was not or only partially vaccinated against measles in the first two years of life. The vaccination rate - the proportion of children who had received the two measles vaccines - was only 78.9 percent. Even in older children, the rate was below 90 percent. Thus, there are in spite of rising vaccination rates continue clear picking, said the box office.