Social media is contributing to sharing “fake messages” against vaccines, which was making it harder for the British NHS to win the public argument on vaccinations. Although two to three million lives are saved every year, Simon Stevens, head of NHS England, has reported that there has been a "steady decline" in vaccinations. Click here to read more
It is not just in the UK or the United States. Walking past ShoreCare, an emergency medical provider in Takapuna the other night I was surprised to see prominent posters asking people that suspect they may have measles, mumps, or whooping cough, to stay in their cars and call the surgery. The insurance industry has a role to play in supporting vaccination as vital to population immunity and wider health objectives.