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Progress In Vaccination Coverage: 1992 Vs. 1996

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May 3, 1998
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University Of Maryland, Baltimore
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Researchers at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Immunization Program compared data on childhood immunizations in 1994-1996 with data from 1992.

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Researchers at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Immunization Program compared data on childhood immunizations in 1994-1996 with data from 1992. They found that national coverage for DTP (diphtheria, tetanus, and pertussis) increased from 83 percent in 1992 to 95 percent in 1996. Polio vaccine coverage also increased, from 72 percent to 91 percent; Hib (flu) vaccine coverage increased from 28 percent to 92 percent. Hepatitis B and MMR (measles, mumps, and rubella) vaccination rates also increased.The study was presented at the annual meeting of the Pediatric Academic Societies in New Orleans, May 1-5. For interviews during the meeting, contact the press room at (504) 670-8502 or 670-8508.Researchers’ Institutional Contact: Diana Woods (404) 639-8200


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