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Anti-vax parents sue to keep unvaccinated kids in school during outbreak

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Mar 13, 2019 11:30 AM 1+ mon ago

Anti-vax parents sue to keep unvaccinated kids in school during outbreak

As New York's Rockland County grapples with a large and lengthy outbreak of measles, a group of anti-vaccine parents sued officials for temporarily barring their unvaccinated children from school--and the county is not having it.

In a fiery response, Rockland County Attorney Thomas Humbach forcefully defended the legality of the county's move, which was intended to thwart the spread of disease. He also went so far as to cast doubt on the validity of the religious exemptions the parents had used to opt their children out of required vaccinations.

"The [Rockland County Health] Commissioner, Dr. Patricia Ruppert, has every legal right, under New York State's Public Health Law and the County's Sanitary Code, to take every necessary step to stop the outbreak of measles in this county," Humbach said in a statement released to the press.

"[T]he right to ...

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