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Bipartisan support voiced for vaccinations, as one critic stays away
Modern Healthcare

Federal lawmakers Tuesday offered a bipartisan endorsement for the use of vaccines as a safe and effective means of protection against preventable infectious diseases in an effort to alleviate concerns raised in recent years by anti-vaccine parents, even as a major proponent of parent choice was not heard from. “Too many parents are turning away from sound science,” said Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.), chairman of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pension during a hearing. “Sound science is this – vaccines save lives.”