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Sandip Roy

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Daily news roundup for Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Jul 1, 2015
Rich Pedroncelli / AP

Here's what's happening in the Bay Area, as curated by KALW news:

What's Next For California's Contentious Vaccine Law // AP

Gov. Jerry Brown has signed a hotly contested California bill to impose one of the strictest school vaccination laws in the country in the wake of an outbreak of measles at Disneyland late last year.

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Daily news roundup for Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Jun 30, 2015
Carlos Avila Gonzalez / The Chronicle

Here's what's happening in the Bay Area, as curated by KALW news:

 

California legislature passes strict school vaccine bill // KRON

 

“State lawmakers on Monday sent Gov. Jerry Brown a controversial vaccine bill that would impose one of the strictest school immunizations laws in the country.

California law currently allows parents to claim a "personal beliefs exemption" from vaccination requirements for school admission. Should this law be changed? Host Joseph Pace talks with State Senator Richard Pan and a panel of public health professionals about proposed legislation that would remove this exemption and require all children (without a medical exemption) to be fully vaccinated before attending school.

Guests:

Dr. Richard Pan, California State Senator and Pediatrician