As measles spreads in US, none is in NH – but debate over vaccines is here

February 1, 2015 3:26 AM

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With parts of the country facing an outbreak of measles traceable to unvaccinated people infected while visiting Disneyland, New Hampshire remains a model of measles prevention through vaccines, even as a political fight erupts over how to track vaccination rates.

According to surveys, New Hampshire has very low rates of unvaccinated children it its public schools – less than 2 percent. However, New Hampshire is the only state that has no vaccine registry, officially called immunization information systems, that would tell health officials who has received wh...

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