U.S. Kindergarten Vaccination Rate Drops Again, Data Show | lifestyle

NEW YORK (AP) — America’s kindergarten immunization rates fell again last year, and federal officials are launching a new campaign to boost them.

Usually 94% to 95% of kindergartens are vaccinated against measles, tetanus and some other diseases. Vaccination coverage fell below 94% in the 2020-2021 school year, the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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