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A drop in childhood vaccinations during a pandemic could increase the risk of other outbreaks when schools reopen, says the CDC



Doses of measles, mumps and rubella vaccine, MMR, given to children aged 12 to 23 months and 2 to 8 years, decreased by an average of 22% and 63%. In children aged 9 to 12 years and teenagers aged 13 to 17, the doses of human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine were reduced by almost 64% and 71%, respectively, compared to the doses given in the previous two years.


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