||<p>Public Health England routinely monitors coverage for the national immunisation
programme, including the measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) vaccine on a quarterly and
annual basis.</p><p> </p><p>National coverage figures reported for the MMR first dose
as measured at five years show coverage, which reached the World Health Organization
recommended target level of 95% for the first-time last year, was 94.9% in England
in 2017-18. Uptake of the second MMR dose by age five years in England was 87.2%.
The 2017/18 data can be viewed at the following link:</p><p> </p><p><a href="https://files.digital.nhs.uk/55/D9C4C2/child-vacc-stat-eng-2017-18-report.pdf"