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Vaccine debate becomes first 2016 political football

Campaign 2016
by Courtney Crandell
Posted 2/05/15, 09:20 am

Childhood immunizations and the debate about whether they should be mandatory became a hot topic on the 2016 presidential campaign trail this week. The issue captured national attention again after a measles outbreak traced back to Disneyland raised fears about a resurgence of diseases one thought to be a thing of the past.

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Midday Roundup: Renegade flu strain defies this year's vaccine

by Lynde Langdon
Posted 12/09/14, 11:28 am

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Is Kenya's tetanus vaccine a secret sterilization campaign?

by Moses Wasamu
Posted 11/11/14, 03:07 pm

NAIROBI, Kenya—The Catholic Church in Kenya is up in arms about a government campaign to vaccinate women against tetanus, saying it contains a hidden agenda to sterilize women and control population growth.

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