Poverty And Lack Of Health Insurance Keep Kids Unvaccinated Too

Religious and ideological opposition to vaccines has fueled the current measles outbreak. But there’s another factor driving low vaccination rates in some communities: poverty.

The toddler looking up at Dr. Melanie Seifman in her Washington, D.C., exam room seems a little dazed.

It could be because she just woke up from a nap at daycare. It could be that she remembers the shots she got last time, and she knows what’s coming.

Source: Poverty And Lack Of Health Insurance Keep Kids Unvaccinated Too : Shots – Health News : NPR