Published in Vaccine Weekly, March 30th, 2005
Remaining appropriately vaccinated at all times decreases a child's risk of contracting vaccine-preventable diseases and prevents disease outbreaks. Yet a previous study found that only 18% of children in the U.S. received all vaccinations at the recommended ages or acceptably early (i.e., within minimum age allowances) and only 9% at the recommended ages.
Elizabeth T. Luman, PhD, of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control...
Want to see the full article?
Welcome to NewsRx!
Learn more about a six-week, no-risk free trial of Vaccine Weekly
NewsRx also is available at LexisNexis, Gale, ProQuest, Factiva, Dialog, Thomson Reuters, NewsEdge, and Dow Jones.