You would think that the controversy surrounding vaccinations and their alleged link to autism would have parents retreating from immunizations.
Not so says the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention which claims toddlers received the recommended vaccinations at record levels in 2007.
A record 77.4 percent of children in this age group received the full recommended series of vaccinations, the centers said.
The one exception was the four doses of diphtheria, tetanus and pertussis or whooping cough vaccine, received by 84.5 percent of toddlers, the centers said.
The report, based on data on 17,017 children, found that less than 1 percent were given no vaccines.
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