Study Outlines Significant Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic on Childhood Vaccination Rates

Childhood vaccination rates in Texas showed a sharp decline during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a study published in Vaccine. The researchers used data from a statewide immunization registry to determine how immunization rates changed over a 10-year period for children at 4 age milestones: 1 month, 5 months, 16 months, and 24 months. They also analyzed county-level data from 2019 and 2020 to compare rural and urban locations. Read More

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