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Research into declining vaccination coverage in the Netherlands

Research into declining vaccination coverage in the Netherlands

Experts in command of the government to investigate why more and more people, their children are not vaccinated. They must, among other things, address the question what is the best way to unfounded fear of vaccinations to take away, writes minister Edith Schippers (public Health) to the Second Chamber.

The so-called coverage rates for the third consecutive year. For the first time also decreased the number of girls getting vaccinated against cervical cancer, from 61 to 53 percent. The wrap is very light, and the Netherlands, crosses are still favourably with many other European countries.

For the wrap is still no explanation, reports Schippers in her letter of Thursday. She wondered whether that relates to social trends. Critics who oppose vaccines and suspicious, stirring in the last few years more and more.

The conclusions of the social scientists are in december expected.

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