April 2016 is National Minority Health Month and this week marks World Immunization Week.  This year’s theme for Minority Health month is “Accelerating Health Equity for the Nation.  Our nation has made important progress in recent years toward increasing immunization rates among all Americans. This is particularly true for children: disparities in childhood vaccination coverage across socio-demographic groups have essentially been eliminated over the past decade. But when it comes to adult immunization, we have not been nearly as successful.

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