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Facing measles outbreaks, New York bans religious vaccination exemptions

WorldNews Friday, 14 June 2019 ()
Facing measles outbreaks, New York bans religious vaccination exemptionsNEW YORK: Confronted with both serious measles outbreaks and a growing anti-vaccine movement, New York lawmakers voted Thursday to ban religious exemptions that would allow parents to circumvent school-mandated vaccination. After heated debate, the majority of the state legislature´s two chambers voted to pass the measure. With Governor Andrew Cuomo planning to sign the bill, New York will join a handful of other states, including California, that have banned religious exemptions. Authorities declared measles eliminated in the United States in 2000, but there have been 1,022 cases reported in the country this year, the worst since 1992. There are several major hotspots in and around...
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News video: New York ends religious exemptions for vaccines, Gov. Cuomo signs bill into law

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Bill to end religious exemptions for vaccinations passed both the State Senate and Assembly, signed by Governor Cuomo.

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