Child immunizations down; R.I. sees first multisystem inflammatory syndrome case

GOV. GINA M. RAIMONDO announced an alarming 52% drop in child immunizations in Rhode Island during April and May. COURTESY CAPITAL TV
PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island saw an alarming 52% reduction in immunization rates for children ages 2 to 7 years old in April and May, during the height of the spread of COVID-19 in the state, Gov. Gina M. Raimondo said on Friday. She’s worried it could lead to another major public health crisis. “We are…

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