Drop in childhood vaccinations during pandemic may raise risk of other outbreaks when schools reopen, CDC says

Doses of measles, mumps and rubella vaccine, MMR, given to children 12 to 23 months and 2 to 8 years old, fell a median of 22 percent and 63 percent. Among children 9 to 12 years old and teens ages 13 to 17, doses of human papilloma virus vaccine (HPV) fell almost 64 percent and 71 percent, compared with doses administered in the two previous years.

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