Even with measles outbreaks across the US, at least 20 states have proposed anti-vaccination bills | WHAT REALLY HAPPENED


Even with measles outbreaks across the US, at least 20 states have proposed anti-vaccination bills

Across the country, counties are reporting measles cases: at least 206 in 11 states, per the latest count. On social media, platforms such as Facebook and YouTube are facing pressure to crack down on conspiracy theories and misinformation about vaccines. And on Capitol Hill, lawmakers are discussing what they're calling "a growing public health threat."

But in state after state, legislators are introducing bills that make it easier for people to opt out of vaccinations.
According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, at least 20 states have introduced bills this year that would

broaden the reasons why parents can exempt kids from getting vaccines even if there isn't a medical need

require doctors to provide more information on the risks of vaccines

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