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Global vaccination coverage progressing, requires further improvement

November 20, 2014

Global vaccination coverage is progressing promisingly, but requires further improvement to ensure all children are protected from vaccine-preventable diseases, according to an MMWR report.

Jennifer B. Harris, PhD, of the CDC, and colleagues reviewed WHO and UNICEF estimates of global vaccination coverage. Estimates were derived from household surveys and country-by-country reviews of all available data.

Sarah J. Clark, MPH

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