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Financial crisis and childhood immunization: when parents disagree

First Pediatric Department, University of Athens, 'Aghia Sophia' Children's Hospital, Athens, Greece.
Acta Paediatrica (Impact Factor: 1.84). 07/2012; 102(4). DOI: 10.1111/j.1651-2227.2012.02773.x
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ABSTRACT Routine childhood immunization is important to both individual and public health, worldwide (1). However, among the obstacles to the success of the existing immunization programs is the apparent recent increase in hesitancy and outright resistance to the recommended vaccines by a significant minority of parents (2). © 2012 The Author(s)/Acta Paediatrica © 2012 Foundation Acta Paediatrica.

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