Anti-vaxxers claim loophole in Texas law allows them to place unvaccinated kids in day care

Anti-vaxxers in Texas are trying to exploit a loophole in state law to allow conscientious exemptions to vaccines for children in day care. Texans for Vaccine Choice is calling for families whose unvaccinated children were rejected from private day care facilities to present their stories to the Texas Health and Human Services Commission to end … Continue reading Anti-vaxxers claim loophole in Texas law allows them to place unvaccinated kids in day care

Anti-vaxxers want to expand vaccine exemptions to Texas day cares. We can’t let that happen  | Editorials | Dallas News

Baby-boomers and Generation X no doubt recall the days when they had to stay home from school and away from friends when they contracted chicken pox, measles or mumps. For many people, the vaccines for these diseases came as a relief. Now, anti-vaxxer organizations such as Texans For Vaccine Choice are not only taking advantage … Continue reading Anti-vaxxers want to expand vaccine exemptions to Texas day cares. We can’t let that happen  | Editorials | Dallas News

North Carolina community with high rate of anti-vaxxers has biggest chickenpox outbreak in 20 years | The Independent

A North Carolina school with an anti-vaccine community at its heart is experiencing its worst outbreak of chickenpox in more than two decades. The Ashville Waldorf primary school in Asheville, North Carolina, reported 36 cases of chickenpox this month. Source: North Carolina community with high rate of anti-vaxxers has biggest chickenpox outbreak in 20 years | The Independent