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Essential California: Despite state law, hundreds of schools still don't have enough vaccinated kids

Essential California: Despite state law, hundreds of schools still don't have enough vaccinated kids

Good morning, and welcome to the Essential California newsletter. It’s Monday, Aug. 14, and here’s what’s happening across California:

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A sticking point

Despite a strict new California law, hundreds of schools still don't have enough vaccinated kids. At nearly 750 schools, 90% or fewer kindergartners had been fully vaccinated last year, an analysis by the Los Angeles Times found. Experts say the rate should be at least 95% to prevent the spread of highly contagious...

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