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U.N. Points To 'Alarming Decline' In Child Vaccinations

It warned of the first drop in 28 years for vaccinations against diptheria, tetanus and pertussis — a marker for immunization coverage — based on preliminary data from the first four months of 2020.

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Austin Horn is a 2019-2020 Kroc Fellow. He joined NPR after internships at the San Antonio Express-News and Frankfort State-Journal, as well as a couple stints in the service industry. He aims to keep his reporting grounded in the experience of real individuals of all stripes.