Vaccines should be mandatory for California daycare workers, senator says

March 4, 2015 8:32 PM

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A California lawmaker is urging the state to make vaccines mandatory for all adults who work in preschools and day-care centers, a move following the largest measles outbreak in California in 15 years.

“This is not just a common-sense solution but makes scientific sense,” said Sen. Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia), who introduced the bill Wednesday. “One child’s death is one too many, especially when it may be preventable. With the recent deadly outbreaks of measles and influenza, we must do everything in...

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