In light of the rising rates of measles, State Sen. Richard Pan, D-Sacramento, a pediatrician, introduced legislation that aims to curb the sale of false medical exemptions for vaccinations.
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Earlier this week, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported 189 cases of measles in 2013. This year so far, there were at least 53 reported cases in 10 states. But in 2000, the disease had been almost completely eliminated.
When Felix Gonzales’ four-year-old son, Fabian, plays with other children, he is at risk for contracting deadly diseases that would not be a concern if he would have received all the vaccinations most children in California get routinely.