Italy medics blame 'anti-vaxxers' for measles outbreak

Emergency measures keep vaccinations compulsory while growing movement says it should be personal choice.

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    Italy is among a number of countries that have seen a rise in cases of measles in the past few months.

    The country has put in place emergency measures to ensure vaccinations remain compulsory. Medics blame a growing anti-vaccination movement for the rise in the outbreak.

    Al Jazeera's Sonia Gallego reports from Rome.


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