Many states — including California — allow parents to opt-out of vaccines for their children simply by declaring their personal opposition. USA Today compares what’s happening in several states this year on the vaccine front. In California, Assemblyman Richard Pan of Sacramento, introduced a bill which would require parents to meet with a health care provider before opting out of vaccines. The full Senate is expected to vote on the bill this week.
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