Kids in these U.S. hot spots at higher risk because parents opt out of vaccinations

Kids in these U.S. hot spots at higher risk because parents opt out of vaccinations

Public health officials have long known that the United States has pockets of vulnerability where the risk of measles and other vaccine-preventable childhood diseases is higher because parents hesitate or refuse to get their children immunized. Eighteen states allow parents to opt their children out of school immunization requirements for nonmedical reasons, with exemptions for […]

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