Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Routine Childhood Immunization in Saudi Arabia

Vaccines — Open Access Journal
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Open Access Article
Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Routine Childhood Immunization in Saudi Arabia
by Mohammed Alsuhaibani and Aqeel Alaqeel
Vaccines 2020, 8(4), 581; https://doi.org/10.3390/vaccines8040581 – 03 Oct 2020
Abstract
The COVID-19 pandemic is impacting national and international public health. Routine childhood immunization may be adversely affected by COVID-19 mitigation measures. We aimed to identify the prevalence of delayed immunization and explore the reasons and barriers for delayed immunization during the COVID-19 pandemic