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Vaccine legislation properly puts public health above personal beliefs
Vaccine legislation properly puts public health above personal beliefs

Ask most rational people what their No. 1 priority is and, I suspect, they would answer good health. Love, friends, money, freedom, a good education, a productive life — they're all right up there. But none outranks health. So it's pathetic that more legislators aren't fully embracing a bill that essentially would tell parents: Vaccinate your kids against infectious diseases or they won't be allowed in school where they could jeopardize the health of other children. The bill's only exception: Parents whose children have a medical condition — a weak immune system caused by leukemia, for example — that might not tolerate a vaccination. They...

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