Study shows clusters of under-immunization in Northern California

January 19, 2015 5:20 AM

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As a measles outbreak spreads rapidly across Southern California and beyond, scientists have identified clusters of under-immunization in communities in 13 counties in the northern portion of the state.

Poring over electronic medical records of children who received care in the Kaiser Permanente Northern California system and mapping the data to home addresses, health plan researchers found five statistically significant hotbeds of under-immunization — locations where relatively higher percentages ...

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