Researchers from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported on Monday that most influenza deaths happen in unvaccinated children. This underscores the importance of getting vaccinated than none at all.
The study looked at the records from 2000 to 2010 of children aged 2 to 15-year-olds. The findings, which were published in JAMA Pediatrics revealed that only 1.6 percent or 3,101 children have ASD.
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