Measles vaccine fears on social media cost me my children – BBC News

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As cases of measles soar globally, the Philippines is facing a major outbreak.

But controversy over a dengue fever vaccine saw confidence in the country’s immunisation programmes fall.

One mother told the BBC that misinformation on television and social media led her to ignore government advice to have her children vaccinated against measles, a decision she hopes no other parents make.

The BBC’s Global Health Correspondent Tulip Mazumdar investigates.

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