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Measles outbreak: Vaccinate kids or find new doctor, pediatrician says
Measles outbreak: Vaccinate kids or find new doctor, pediatrician says

Amid a California-centered measles outbreak, a Los Angeles pediatrician has told the parents of young unvaccinated patients: Get them vaccinated, or find a new doctor. The Northridge office of Dr. Charles Goodman will not accept new patients whose parents have decided to forgo immunizing them against communicable diseases, including measles. That includes any of the doctor's existing patients who haven't received recommended vaccines. Goodman said Wednesday that since the policy was adopted just over a week ago he had seen an increase in immunized patients at his practice. But some fear the policy could shut out some parents who are on the fence about vaccinations. ...

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