Child vaccination schedule: changes, concerns and how to tackle hesitancy
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Child vaccination schedule: changes, concerns and how to tackle hesitancy

Erin Dean Health journalist

Uptake of childhood vaccines shows a worrying fall due to several factors. Here is a guide for you to answer parents’ questions and allay any vaccination fears

New data show vaccination coverage for young children fell in 2021-22 for virtually all programmes. Uptake was falling before the pandemic, and COVID-19 is likely to have had a further effect on parents having their children vaccinated.

Primary Health Care. 33, 2, 6-8. doi: 10.7748/phc.33.2.6.s2

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