Methodist in the Media

Children Missing Vaccinations as Parents Skip Doctor Visits During COVID-19 Pandemic

Published: April 24, 2020

While the wait is a year or more for a COVID-19 vaccine, there are many other vaccines given to children for other diseases we've known about for decades.

And this pandemic is keeping some kids from getting the shots.

“When everyone returns, we could see a resurgence. And then all of a sudden, we're fighting measles and whooping cough and coronavirus. The last thing we need is two pandemics at once,” said Dr. Matthew Gibson with Methodist Physicians Clinic Regency.

WOWT: Children missing vaccinations as parents skip doctor visits during COVID-19 pandemic