NJ Spotlight News

Kids are behind on regular vaccines, herd immunity at risk

Clip: 05/04/2021 | 3m 28s | Video has closed captioning.

Two thirds of young kids are behind on their regularly scheduled vaccines that protect against diseases like measles, pertussis, meningitis and pneumonias. The alarming statistics point to a potentially deadly rise in these illnesses for the first time in generations, and the results could be far worse for kids than COVID-19 was.

Aired: 05/04/21

Rating: NR

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