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Morning Read: New vaccination law should cause disease rates to drop, experts say

LA School Report | August 9, 2016

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Disease rates likely to fall as new vaccination law takes effect
Mississippi hasn’t had a case of measles since 1992. West Virginia last saw measles – a highly contagious virus that kills an estimated 314 people worldwide every day – in 2009. Now, with California’s new vaccination law rolling out shot by shot, the state joins Mississippi and West Virginia to become the third in the nation to adopt stringent vaccination school entrance requirements. And medical experts say disease rates are likely to fall in California as they have in those states. By Jane Meredith Adams, EdSource

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