U.S. infant vaccination rates high, timeliness a concern: CDC

August 28, 2014 6:11 PM

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ATLANTA (Reuters) - U.S. infant vaccination rates for diseases such as measles, mumps and rubella increased or remained stable at high levels in 2013, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Thursday.

Immunization rates exceeded 90 percent for some vaccines, and fewer than 1 percent of infants received no vaccinations at all, the CDC said. Concerns remain, however, that children are not always getting their shots on time.

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