Legislators move to delay whooping cough vaccine
Legislators move to delay whooping cough vaccine

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California legislators are moving to delay implementation of a new vaccine requirement aimed at stopping the spread of whooping cough. School officials said it would have been impossible to meet a fall deadline for administering a vaccine to 3 million middle school and high school students.

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Legislators move to delay whooping cough vaccine

Responding to panicked school districts that insist they will be unable to meet the looming whooping cough immunization deadline, state legislators are attempting to forge a last-minute change this week that will grant districts 30 extra days after...

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Jocelyn Wiener

Jocelyn Wiener is an Oakland-based writer for the Center for Health Reporting.

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