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December 9, 2014 9:11 PM

Vaccination rates up for California kindergartners

More California kindergartners are getting their vaccinations before starting school, curbing a decade-long trend of falling immunization rates, new state figures show. The shift comes as California experiences one of its worst whooping cough outbreaks in generations. Health experts said several prior years of lax immunization primed the state for such an outbreak.

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