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Most parents vaccinate kids, trust docs’ advice on shots
USA Today

About 93% of parents said their children either had or were going to get all of the recommended vaccinations, and more than three-fourths said they trusted their doctor’s advice on immunizations, two new surveys find. Pediatricians and infectious disease experts say this is good news. After years of hype about a supposed autism/MMR (measles, mumps, rubella) link — a claim that has been roundly discredited — it seems parents are heeding the advice of medical experts and protecting their children from potentially devastating diseases.