April 8 (UPI) — Reported cases of measles increased by nearly 100 last week, to 465 across 19 states, the Centers for Disease Control and prevention said on Monday. Read On.
The New Jersey Assembly passed a measure late last week removing the religious exemption as a reason parents can refrain from having their children vaccinated.
While the measure was just an amendment to a larger bill on mandatory immunization HERE., it signaled a new position state officials may be taking in the controversial vaccination debate. Read the NJSpotlight story