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How public health advocates are trying to reach non-vaccinators
Southern California Public Radio

Whooping cough made a comeback in California last year, which researchers have linked to vaccine refusals. And with new measles outbreaks in Southern California, New York and British Columbia, the debate over vaccination is also spreading.

Forty-eight states allow parents to sign a vaccine exemption form — only West Virginia and Mississippi don’t. California now requires a doctor’s signature on the school form, but parents are still able to find doctors who will sign.