Machine Learning Predicts Kids at Risk of Not Getting Vaccinated

Posted by on May 7, 2019 4:00 pm
Categories: Robotics

Predictive computer models could prompt physicians to talk with families who are skeptical of vaccines

Growing skepticism toward vaccines has sparked a flareup of measles outbreaks affecting New York City neighborhoods, cruise ships, international airports and even Google’s Mountain View headquarters. To help family physicians reach out to vaccine-hesitant parents, data scientists have shown how computer models can predict the likelihood that an individual child’s parents will not get him or her vaccinated.

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