Geneva - Nearly 20-million children missed out on potentially life-saving vaccinations in 2018, the UN said on Monday, as surging measles cases highlighted “dangerous” gaps in efforts to shield children from preventable illness. 

In 2018, 19.4-million children were “not fully vaccinated”, the World Health Organisation (WHO) and the Unicef children’s agency said in an annual report — up from 18.7-million in 2017 and about 18.5-million the year before.

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