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Arizona cancels vaccine program after backlash from parents who don't vaccinate

 

October 22, 2018



The state of Arizona has canceled a vaccine education program after receiving complaints from parents who don't immunize their school-age children.

The pilot online course, modeled after programs in Oregon and Michigan, was created in response to the rising number of Arizona schoolchildren skipping school-required immunizations against diseases like measles, mumps and whooping cough because of their parents' beliefs.

https://www.azcentral.com/story/news/local/arizona-health/2018/10/18/arizona-course-vaccines-canceled-after-parental-backlash/1149710002/

 

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