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State action could reduce use of vaccines
Capitol Weekly

Vaccines are one of the greatest and most successful tools ever developed for preventing disease and protecting public health. Governor Brown and the California Department of Public Health, however, are on the verge of taking action that could violate California law, undermine the statewide effort to get more children immunized and threaten the health of all California communities. California, like every other state, requires school-age children to obtain various vaccinations against childhood diseases.