The anti-vaccination movement is losing ground in the court of public opinion, in part because of stories like the one about the Illinois mother who changed her views after her three unvaccinated children contracted rotavirus. But its impact on public health is still being felt. In a recent issue of Modern Healthcare, the writers examine key data points surround this the vaccine phobia decline:
- What was the median kindergarten vaccination coverage rate for the measles, mumps and rubella shot for the 2015-16 school year?
- Colorado kindergartners had the lowest measles, mumps and rubella vaccination coverage rate in the country. What was the rate?
- Maryland and Mississippi kindergartners had the highest measles, mums and rubella vaccination coverage rate in the country. What was the rate?
- How many states saw measles, mumps and rubella vaccination coverage increase for kindergartners in 2015-16?
- What was the rotavirus vaccination coverage rate for children 19 to 35 months old living below the federal poverty level?
- What was the rotavirus vaccination coverage rate for children living at or above the pverty level?
For the answers to the questions above visit, modernhealthcare.com.