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[Comment] Who is responsible for the vaccination of migrants in Europe?

A report from WHO exploring the provision of immunisation services to migrants and refugees in the WHO European Region1 provides a stark reminder that European health services are a long way off adapting to the rapid demographic shift that the region has witnessed in the past two decades, amid unprecedented rises in internal and external migration. Migrants are more likely to be under-immunised—putting them at increased risk of vaccine-preventable diseases circulating in Europe—and may face greater disease, disability, and deaths from vaccine-preventable diseases than the host population.

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