Vaccine Medical Exemptions Are a Delegated Public Health Authority

@article{Pan2018VaccineME,
  title={Vaccine Medical Exemptions Are a Delegated Public Health Authority},
  author={Richard J. D. Pan and Dorit R. Reiss},
  journal={Pediatrics},
  year={2018},
  volume={142}
}
* Abbreviations: ME — : medical exemption SB277 — : Senate Bill 277 Vaccines are safe, >1000 times safer than the diseases they prevent. Protection from vaccines extends beyond individuals when vaccination rates are high enough to confer community immunity. However, vaccine risks may be too high for a few people, for example, those with a known severe allergy to a vaccine. Public health and medical experts have identified contraindications and precautions for each vaccine based on data from… Expand

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