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Feinstein, Boxer urge California to reconsider vaccine exemptions
Feinstein, Boxer urge California to reconsider vaccine exemptions

California’s two U.S. senators on Wednesday called on state officials to reconsider California’s policy on allowing exemptions to childhood vaccinations. Democratic Sens. Dianne Feinstein and Barbara Boxer, in a letter to state Health and Human Services Secretary Diana Dooley, said the two parental exemptions allowed under California law, on religious grounds or due to a personal objection made after consulting with a health professional, are “flawed.’’ The senators support exemptions for medical reasons, such as a child with immune deficiency. “While a small number of children cannot be vaccinated due to an underlying medical condition, we believe...

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