The Crackdown On Anti-Vaccination Doctors That Never Materialized
California passed a strict law on vaccinations, which prevents parents from citing religious or other personal beliefs to get out of vaccinating their children. But now the number of children with medical exemptions tripled last year.
Los Angeles Times:
Why Hasn't California Cracked Down On Anti-Vaccination Doctors?
A year ago, California officials appeared to be coming down hard on doctors and parents who were reluctant to vaccinate children. The state had just implemented one of the strictest vaccination laws in the nation. The medical board was threatening to pull the license of Dr. Robert Sears, a celebrity in the anti-vaccine community. One vaccine skeptic called the case against Sears “a shot across all the doctors’ bows.” (Karlamangla, 11/6)