September 1970

Announcement Date : Sep 22 , 1970Categories: 1970s

“Stamp Out Rubella” or “Rubella ’70,” the Greater Vancouver Health Department’s campaign to immunize all schoolchildren between the ages of 1-12, commences on September 14, 1970; approximately 128 000 of the 166 000 eligible children are vaccinated, and 20 000 are privately vaccinated, providing overall protection of 89% [131-F-5-F3b 011]