UK should consider 'no jab, no school' policy, Italian study says

British experts dissent, saying compulsion ‘may work in some countries but it is not for us’

The UK should consider a “no jab, no school” policy for all small children, researchers have said after finding that current immunisation rates will not keep measles outbreaks at bay.

The research comes from Italy, which brought in mandatory vaccination before primary school in 2017 because of low immunisation rates and measles outbreaks. France did the same in 2018. Populist politicians have opposed mandatory vaccination, saying parents should have freedom to choose.

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from World news | The Guardian