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Almost half of U.S. kids undervaccinated; alternate immunization schedules not yet warranted

KEY POINT

An analysis of immunization records for nearly 320,000 children born between 2004 and 2008 revealed that 48.7% of children were undervaccinated in their first 24 months of life, with approximately 13% of children undervaccinated because of parental choice.