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Our response to a global survey from the Wellcome Trust into public attitudes towards science and health, including vaccination.

Measles virus. 3D illustration showing structure of measles virus with surface glycoprotein spikes heamagglutinin-neuraminidase and fusion protein

Our response to Public Health England's call to encourage MMR vaccination uptake.

Measles virus. 3D illustration showing structure of measles virus with surface glycoprotein spikes heamagglutinin-neuraminidase and fusion protein

Our response to new analysis on vaccination strategies to prevent measles resurgence.

Nut allergy

Our response to systematic review in The Lancet on the effects of oral immunotherapy for peanut allergy

Measles virus. 3D illustration showing structure of measles virus with surface glycoprotein spikes heamagglutinin-neuraminidase and fusion protein

Our response to UNICEF's report on the number of children globally who have missed out on a measles vaccine. 

Measles virus. 3D illustration showing structure of measles virus with surface glycoprotein spikes heamagglutinin-neuraminidase and fusion protein

Our response to the WHO report on measles cases in Europe in 2018

Autoimmune conditions are rising and costing the UK over £13 billion each year, a report launched today has revealed. Connect Immune Research, a group of medical research charities, issued the report to highlight the need for greater recognition and investment for autoimmune conditions as a distinct research area, alongside the likes of cancer, infectious disease and dementia.

A group of medical research charities has launched a first-of-its-kind research project to confront the UK’s high prevalence of autoimmune conditions.  

Our response to a survey from the Francis Crick Institute indicating that a hard Brexit could 'cripple UK science'

Our response to news that the Nobel Prize for Medicine or Physiology 2018 has been awarded to James P Allison and Tasuku Honjo for their work on cancer and the immune system. 

Our response to the publication of the NHS Immunisation Statistics, England 2017-18

Measles virus. 3D illustration showing structure of measles virus with surface glycoprotein spikes heamagglutinin-neuraminidase and fusion protein

Our response to news that measles cases in Europe have soared in the first six months of this year

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