Massachusetts Has Highest Vaccination Fee In America, Report Says – CBS dangolka


dangolka (CBS) — There’s a brand new report out on “states that vaccinate essentially the most” in 2020, and Massachusetts lands atop the listing. In keeping with WalletHub, Massachusetts is ranked first general and No. 1 for youngsters and teenage immunization charges.
The rating comes as Massachusetts is requiring all college students to be vaccinated in opposition to the flu earlier than the tip of the yr, the primary state within the nation to take action. Public well being officers say it’s important to maintain hospitalizations low this fall and winter amid the coronavirus pandemic.
In a breakdown of vaccination statistics, WalletHub discovered that Massachusetts has the very best flu vaccination charge for youngsters, and was close to the highest relating to HPV vaccinations for youngsters, flu vaccines for adults and meningitis vaccines for teenagers.

A #COVID19 #vaccine is important to assist America get again on its ft. See the states that #vaccinate essentially the most right here:
— WalletHub (@wallethub) September 14, 2020

Different New England states additionally ranked extremely for vaccination charges, with Vermont and New Hampshire proper behind Massachusetts. Rhode Island ranked fifth and Maine is 11th, adopted by Connecticut at No. 13. The states with the worst vaccination charges are Mississippi, Georgia and New Jersey, in keeping with the rating.
See the total rating right here.
A current CBS Information ballot discovered skepticism a few potential coronavirus vaccine rising. Solely 21% of voters mentioned they’d get one as quickly because it turned obtainable, whereas most would contemplate it however wait to see what occurs first.
President Trump mentioned earlier this month {that a} coronavirus vaccine might be prepared in October, simply weeks earlier than Election Day. Gov. Charlie Baker mentioned ongoing vaccine trials need to be “carried out proper” and “shouldn’t be primarily based on a date.”


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