Vaccines

A federal court in New York dismissed seven families’ claims alleging that the state’s mandatory school immunization requirements are too “burdensome and narrow.” The court found the requirements relate to the state’s public health goal of having a high vaccination rate among children and to ensure that medical exemptions are issued for “medical reasons based on evidence-based guidance,” and the families haven’t stated a constitutional violation or federal claim.

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India’s Dramatic Fall in Virus Cases Leaves Experts Stumped

When the coronavirus pandemic took hold in India, there were fears it would sink the fragile health system of the world’s second-most populous country. Infections climbed dramatically for months and at one point India looked like it might overtake the United States as the country with the highest case toll.

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