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[Comment] The state of vaccine confidence

On Oct 17, 2018, WHO reported 52 958 measles cases in the European region since the beginning of 2018, which is more than double the 23 757 cases reported for Africa in the same period.1 The USA reported about 80 000 influenza deaths and a record high of over 950 000 influenza-related hospital admissions during the winter of 2017–18.2 Overall, seasonal influenza vaccination coverage in the USA in adults was only 37·1%, 6·2% lower than the 2016–17 season.3

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