"We all know that there is a huge number of fake vaccinated children. Every mum in the playground knows it. They say ‘All the mothers do it, they just go and bribe the doctor or a nurse’."
Massimiliano Fedriga, a member of the far-right League party, who opposed mandatory vaccination of children is hospitalised with chicken pox.
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WHO said “uneven progress between and within countries” was to blame for the record numbers.
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