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Vaccines should be mandatory for California day-care workers, senator says
Vaccines should be mandatory for California day-care workers, senator says

A California lawmaker is urging the state to make vaccines mandatory for all adults who work in preschools and day-care centers, a move following the largest measles outbreak in California in 15 years. “This is not just a common-sense solution but makes scientific sense,” said Sen. Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia), who introduced the bill Wednesday. “One child’s death is one too many, especially when it may be preventable. With the recent deadly outbreaks of measles and influenza, we must do everything in our power to protect California’s children who spend time in day care.” Requiring day-care workers to be vaccinated against measles, whooping cough, the...

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