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Why are childhood vaccination rates dropping?

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Medical assistant Yasmin Tellez gives Maria Chacon the first of two Moderna COVID-19 vaccinations at Globeville’s Clinica Tepeyac. Jan. 26, 2021.

The childhood vaccination rate – not just for COVID but for a lot of illnesses – is down this year compared to last. Health officials are concerned enough that they sent reminders to parents. Jennifer Reich serves on the Colorado Vaccine Equity Task Force.