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Colorado Pediatrician Urges Parents To Keep Kids Current On Routine Vaccinations – CBS Denver

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DENVER (CBS4) – As the COVID-19 vaccine remains on the top of everyone’s mind, pediatricians are urging parents to make sure their children are caught up on routine vaccinations. A new report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found rates for routine vaccinations plummeted last spring during stay-at-home orders. Months later they rebounded, but not to pre-pandemic levels.

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The report, which focused on data from 10 states, warned the lag in catching up “might pose a serious public health threat that would result in vaccine-preventable disease outbreaks, especially in schools that have reopened for in-person learning.”

“The COVID-19 pandemic has taken the limelight, but we have to remember that there are other infections that children can be…

CBS Denver

2021-06-15 21:57:38

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