vaccination

File photo of Governor Rick Snyder signing criminal justice reform bills into law during event in Kalamazoo
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(MPRN-Lansing) Governor Rick Snyder says he’s against an effort in the Legislature to reverse the requirement that parents who don’t want to vaccinate their kids meet with a public health expert. 

MPRN

(MPRN-Lansing) Doctors, parents and public health experts gathered in Lansing with one simple message – vaccinate your children. 

MPRN

(MPRN-Lansing) A legal challenge has been filed against a state rule that requires counseling for parents who have a religious objection to vaccinating their children. 

"The number of Michigan schoolchildren waiving vaccines has dropped by more than a third under a state rule change making it more difficult for parents to obtain a waiver, state officials announced Thursday." (MLive)

(MPRN-Lansing) State health officials say a recent wave of chickenpox cases has been caused primarily by unvaccinated children contracting the illness at school.

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