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National Vaccine Information Center: Public Hearings on Measles Outbreaks and Vaccine Laws Provide Opportunities for Ame

The non-profit charity National Vaccine Information Center (NVIC) is urging Americans to attend state legislative and U.S. congressional hearings focused on measles outbreaks in the U.S. and state vaccine laws to voice concerns to their elected representatives. This month, legislatures in Arizona, Washington and other states held public hearings on proposed changes to vaccine laws and there are hearings scheduled in Congress on Feb. 27 and Mar. 5, 2019.  NVIC reports that this year more than 100 vaccine-related bills have been introduced in 30 states proposing to expand, restrict or eliminate vaccine informed consent rights. NVIC is supporting 50 of the bills, including bills to add or protect personal belief vaccine exemptions.  Read more...



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