CDC Report: Median Vaccination Rates Among Kindergarteners Vary Across States
The median vaccination rate for U.S. children in kindergarten in the 2013-2014 school year varied among states, with rates low enough in some areas to put communities at risk of losing herd immunity, according to a CDC report released yesterday. In California, 17,253 families opted out of having their children vaccinated.
- "Which State Does the Best Job of Vaccinating Kids? Mississippi" (Kaplan, "Science Now," Los Angeles Times, 10/16).
- "Very Good and Very Bad News in the Vaccine Wars" (Kluger, Time, 10/16).