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New York ends religious exemption to vaccine mandate for schoolchildren

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State lawmakers vote to repeal exemption amid country’s worst measles outbreak in decadesNew York eliminated the religious exemption to vaccine requirements for schoolchildren Thursday, as the country’s worst measles outbreak in decades prompts states to reconsider giving parents ways to opt out of immunization rules.The Democratic-led state senate and assembly voted Thursday to repeal the exemption, which allows parents to cite religious beliefs to forego getting their child the vaccines required for school enrollment. Continue reading…



Source link : https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2019/jun/13/new-york-vaccines-measles-religion

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Publish date : 2019-06-14 02:49:21

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