Younger generations more likely to think vaccines are unsafe

February 11, 2015 5:21 PM

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Younger generations more likely to think vaccines are unsafe

Public health officials say the United States is experiencing a resurgence of measles because some parents are opting out of the recommended vaccines for their kids. The results of a new survey might help explain why that is.

A Pew poll found that 83 percent of adults in the United States view vaccines — such as the measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) vaccine — as safe for healthy children. (Nine percent said they thought such vaccines were unsafe; seven percent said they didn't know.) But those figures change depending on ...

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