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Pete Buttigieg Backpedals On Vaccine Exemptions

2020 Democratic presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg flubbed a response to questions about vaccines, backpedaling from initially expressing support for some personal and religious exemptions. BuzzFeed News asked all of the Democratic presidential candidates about their views on vaccines, amid the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention this week declaring the United States’ largest measles outbreak […]

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Maine Lawmakers Advance Legislation That Could End Some Vaccination Exemptions

Maine could soon cease granting non-medical exemptions to school immunization requirements. The state Legislature’s Education and Cultural Affairs Committee on Wednesday voted 8-5 along party lines to advance a Democrat’s bill to end non-medical vaccine exemptions at schools and some health care facilities. The bill will now advance to the state House and Senate floors for […]