Oregon House passes bill to end philosophical vaccine exemptions

//Oregon House passes bill to end philosophical vaccine exemptions

Oregon House passes bill to end philosophical vaccine exemptions

The Oregon House of Representatives voted Monday to eliminate parents' ability to invoke a religious or philosophical exemption to vaccinations for their school-aged children. House Bill 3063, passed by a vote of 35 to 25, now heads to the Senate. The bill eliminates the nonmedical exemption, in an effort to boost vaccination rates and prevent the spread of contagious diseases such as measles and bacterial meningitis. Unvaccinated children would need to be home-schooled or attend online school…

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By | 2019-05-06T21:47:52+00:00 May 6th, 2019|Healthcare|

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