Study: Almost half of U.S. children get vaccines late

Almost half of all babies and toddlers in the United States aren't receiving vaccines on time, a new study shows. Researchers examined immunization records for 323,000 children. The number of kids late to get at least one vaccine rose from 42% to more than 54%, Reuters reports. "We don't have any evidence that there are any safety concerns with the current recommended schedule, and right now the best way to protect your child from infection is to get your child vaccinated on time," study leader Jason Glanz, with Kaiser Permanente Colorado in Denver, told the news service. Story