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Opinion | Public schools should only permit vaccine exemptions for medical reasons

Opinion | Public schools should only permit vaccine exemptions for medical reasons

By Leah Mensch, Senior Staff Columnist

April 14, 2019

For the safety of all children, public schools should limit their vaccine exemptions to medical conditions only.

Editorial: Let’s talk about measles

A vial containing the MMR vaccine is loaded into a syringe before being given to a baby at the Medical Arts Pediatric Med Group in Los Angeles on Feb. 6, 2015.

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

February 13, 2019

States must equip children with access to vaccinations and the resources to reverse misinformation while closing loopholes that allow families to opt out of vaccination requirements for personal reasons.

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