A Disturbing Visualization That Shows Where Kids Aren't Being Immunized

Illustration for article titled A Disturbing Visualization That Shows Where Kids Arent Being Immunized

For parents living in North America and other developed countries, the choice not to have children immunized is a luxury and a privilege. As this map makes painfully clear, there are many parts of the world where it's the inaccessibility of vaccines that's the problem.

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This map was produced by Benjamin Hennig and Save the Children using information found in Finding the Final Fifth: Inequalities in Immunization (2012).

It looks strikingly similar to a map showing child mortality under age 5:

Illustration for article titled A Disturbing Visualization That Shows Where Kids Arent Being Immunized
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unfortunatelylostburner2

Yeah, but I heard somewhere on Google that there's like literally zero autism in those big squished out looking areas. Several of my Facebook friends agreed, and they're really awesome parents who have totally done their research. It's not like they're rednecks or anything, they're really well educated people.

Check and mate. #CDCWhistleblower #Hearthiswell #IEatPaint