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Parent Fears Keep Children from Vaccines

About 20 percent of U.S. preschoolers -- more than 2 million children -- aren't getting recommended vaccinations. New research suggests the toughest obstacle may be parents who believe vaccines are more dangerous than the diseases they prevent. NPR's Jon Hamilton reports.

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Jon Hamilton is a correspondent for NPR's Science Desk. Currently he focuses on neuroscience and health risks.