Childhood vaccination rates remain high, but measles cases on the rise

09/12/2013 | HealthDay News · CNN

For U.S. children born between 2009 and May 2011, vaccine coverage was at or above 90% for recommended doses of the measles, mumps and rubella; polio; hepatitis B; and chickenpox vaccines, the CDC reported Thursday. Although the rate of MMR vaccination was almost 91%, there have been 159 cases of measles this year through Aug. 24, the second-largest count since 2000. The findings were published in the agency's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report.

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