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Routine student vaccination rates are “alarming”. Here’s why doctors are concerned

Health experts are concerned about the “alarming” uptake of life-saving vaccines among adolescents, largely due to the disruptions caused by the pandemic. According to data from Public Health Ontario, less than 1% of 12-year-olds were vaccinated against the human papillomavirus (HPV) in the 2020-21 school year, compared to 57.9% in 2018-2019 . For hepatitis B, …

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