Fewer Americans think childhood vaccines are important

Published: Jan. 16, 2020 at 2:12 PM EST
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A new Gallup Poll reveals fewer Americans think childhood vaccines are important.

The organization surveyed over one-thousand adults last month.

84% said vaccinating children is important, which is down from 94% in 2001.

10% still believe vaccines cause autism in children, and 46% are unsure.

However, most americans -86%- believe vaccines are not more dangerous than the diseases they protect against.

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