(ABC News) As many moms do, Julie Delinsky of Washington, D.C., takes her one-year-old daughter to the doctor for her recommended vaccinations.
"It's protective and preventative in my mind and anything I can do to keep her as safe and healthy as possible," Delinskyy said.
But a new government report obtained exclusively by ABC News has her a bit worried about the efficacy of the immunizations her daughter is getting.
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An investigation by the Department of Health and Human Services' Office of the Inspector General (HHS OIG) found that many providers of immunizations meant for low-income children don't store the vaccines at proper temperatures, potentially rendering them ineffective and placing children at risk for contracting serious diseases.