A CDC study published in Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report tracked decreases in routine vaccinations during the COVID-19 pandemic among Medicare beneficiaries, comparing data from January to July 2019 and January to July 2020, with declines of 70% to 89% seen in mid-April 2020, compared with the previous year's rates. Asian Medicare beneficiaries had the biggest decline in vaccinations, compared with beneficiaries of other ethnicities.
Study tracks decreases in vaccinations among older adults
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