A large number of countries have delayed their vaccination programs because of the crisis. Before the pandemic, 86% of children worldwide were vaccinated against measles, a number below the target of 95%. In Canada, 90% of children under the age of 2 have received at least one dose of the vaccine. Immunization calendars should therefore be respected, and a large vaccination campaign should be planned after the pandemic.
La Presse. L’interruption des campagnes de vaccination inquiète l’UNICEF. April 24, 2020.