Vaccination Laws Lead to More Middle School Immunizations

States that require immunizations for students entering middle school have significantly higher numbers of adolescents who actually get recommended vaccinations compared with states that simply require that parents be informed about the vaccinations, according to a new study. The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices currently recommends pre-teens and teens receive the tetanus-diphtheria-pertussis vaccine, the vaccine against meningitis and the HPV vaccine. Researchers from the Centers...Full Story
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