undervaccination

undervaccination

(ŭn″dĕr-vak″sĭ-nā′shŏn)
Selective, partial, or delayed vaccination.
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Azar also said the agency has been stressing on the effectiveness and safety of vaccines, "amid concerning signs that there are pockets of undervaccination around the country".
Educational efforts regarding risks associated with undervaccination should be increased in communities with low vaccination rates.
Also as a reason for not vaccinating their child, most respondents replied that vaccination hurts their child and they have low awareness about vaccination which led to undervaccination. Also some of them considered vaccination as nonessential while others mentioned religion and custom as a major factor for not immunizing their child.
Several parent surveys have determined that lack of provider recommendation is a leading reason for undervaccination among adolescents.
Given extensive undervaccination and undertreatment of other communicable diseases during the epidemic, it was expected that a large number of disease outbreaks would go undetected (17,18), but we did not anticipate that CEBS would detect a few of them.
The story returns to the psychological experience of patients both in and after the hospital before wrapping up with a discussion of how medicine advanced after the polio vaccine and the present threat of resurgence due to undervaccination. Distributed in the US by ISBS.
We conducted a retrospective case-control study in October 2004 to investigate undervaccination as a factor contributing to ongoing transmission of Hib after introduction of the conjugate vaccine.
Undervaccination for hepatitis B among young men who have sex with men San Francisco and Berkeley, California, 1992-1993.
Recent outbreaks have been driven by misinformation about measles and MMR vaccine, which has led to undervaccination in vulnerable communities.
Current events have shown us the consequences of undervaccination as outbreaks of measles and pertussis have been associated with groups of unvaccinated individuals.
Lieu, a Kaiser Permanente pediatrician and director of the Division of Research said that these findings proved unconfirmed reports about undervaccination incidence in certain areas.
African American children are at increased risk for undervaccination. In the most recent National Immunization Survey, only 68.2% of these children aged 1935 months were fully immunized against diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis, polio, measles, and Haemophilus influenzae b in the first quarter of 2000; only 68.5% of Hispanic children were fully immunized.