US infant mortality rise not linked to vaccines

Posted on AllSides November 14th, 2023
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A report showing a 3% rise in U.S. infant mortality in 2022 compared with 2021 did not even examine vaccination of mothers or infants as a factor, contrary to posts online suggesting that vaccination played a role in the increase, which came after a 20-year decline.

The provisional 2022 data from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) shows statistically meaningful increases for two out of 10 causes of death the report looked at changes seen among certain groups and states. Experts responding to the report suggested that...

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https://www.reuters.com/fact-check/us-infant-mortality-rise-not-linked-vaccines-2023-11-13/

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