2 Dec 2019

Northland school achieves 97 percent MMR vaccination rate

From Morning Report, 7:55 am on 2 December 2019

A Northland primary school has achieved an almost complete measles vaccination rate.

Ninety-seven percent of the mainly Māori students at of Te Kura o Otangarei have now received the MMR vaccine.

At the start of the measles outbreak only around 60 percent of the children were immunised.

Te Kura o Otangarei principal Myles Ferris speaks to Corin Dann.