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Scunthorpe 2,000 children in Scunthorpe may have missed out on MMR jab Nearly 2,000 children in Scunthorpe born since 2000 may have missed out on the MMR jab. The news comes with Public Health England (PHE) advising the public to get up to date with both doses of the vaccination due to measles outbreaks across England. Figures suggest as many as 1,656 children born between April 2000 and March 2016 in North Lincolnshire have not had the first dose of the jab. And as many as 3,207 children in the same age group may not have had the second dose by the time they turned five. The latest outbreaks have particularly hit young people in their late teens and early twenties - who may have missed out when vaccination rates dropped in the early 2000s due to unfounded fears over the vaccine. Official NHS data shows only 83.7 per cent of children in North Lincolnshire who were born between April 2000 and March 2001 had been given both MMR doses by their fifth birthday. While vaccination rates in the