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California law cracking down on vaccine exemptions may have modest results

1 day ago   |   By Healio

Despite a 2015 law banning personal belief vaccine exemptions for children entering California schools, the rate of exemptions is expected to decrease only slightly in the state by 2027, according to a study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine.
A previous study published in JAMA showed that Senate Bill 277 , combined with education efforts, had an immediate impact on rates of undervaccinated kids entering kindergarten. However, another study published in Pediatrics showed that the rate of medical vaccine exemptions in the state increased in the 3 years after the bill was passed
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