While anti-vaccination may be a growing trend, many children go unvaccinated not because parents refuse, but rather because they tend to forget their child’s appointment. In order to combat this issue, pediatricians at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine have turned to mobile messaging alerts to help remind parents when their child is due for a vaccination. Through this platform, physicians hope to more effectively help protect children against measles and other infectious diseases. Learn more in this article by Elizabeth Adams of Medical Xpress.http://medicalxpress.com/news/2015-04-text-message-children-up-to-date-vaccinations.html
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