According to data obtained by the newspaper La Tercera, Transparency Law reflects that the National Immunization Program (PNI) in Chile, had coverage less than or equal to 85% in 2016, showing a decrease in relation to previous years.
Vaccines such as the (BCG) applied to newborns against tuberculosis had a coverage of 85.5%, 12, 8 percentage points lower than 2014 (98.3%). Pentavalent administered against hepatitis B, convulsive cough and other diseases was covered by 82.3% compared to 94.9% in 2014.
For some experts, the reason for the decrease in Chile is related to movements opposed to the obligations of the vaccination programs
For more information go to: https://www.latercera.com/noticia/cae-cobertura-vacunas-obligatorias-nivel-nacional-2016/