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Opinion | You Are Unvaccinated and Got Sick. These Are Your Odds. – The New York Times

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ASAN Responds To President’s FY2021 Budget Request

For the fourth year in a row, ASAN opposes the President’s annual budget request. This cruel proposal would once again make deep cuts to vital programs such as the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), eliminate critical housing supports, cut spending on Medicaid and the Affordable Care Act (ACA) by approximately $1 trillion over the next ten years, make […]

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Van Koinis left suicide note expressing regret for not vaccinating children, police say – The Washington Post

Van Koinis expressed extreme guilt and regret in a suicide note where the pediatrician suggested that he had falsified medical records, the Cook County Sheriff’s Office said. Source: Van Koinis left suicide note expressing regret for not vaccinating children, police say – The Washington Post

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Anti-vaccine movement finding allies among Minnesota GOP lawmakers | State | southernminn.com

The small but vocal group of parents propagating fringe views about the safety and effectiveness of childhood immunizations have found unlikely allies — Minnesota lawmakers. Source: Anti-vaccine movement finding allies among Minnesota GOP lawmakers | State | southernminn.com

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The Huntington News | Anti-vaxxers protest bills for required immunization

A crowd of anti-vaxxers stood beneath a banner reading “Medical Freedom is the New Civil Rights Movement” on the State House steps this past Monday, clutching signs and megaphones in protest of three proposed bills that would standardize vaccinations for all children. Bills S2359, H3999 and H4096 all aim to enforce immunization practices, but not all Bostonians are in favor […]

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Worker on board Diamond Princess says crew are at greater risk of coronavirus

Nearly 1,000 crew members on board the Diamond Princess cruise ship are not under quarantine despite the novel coronavirus outbreak. Without quarantine protection, many fear contracting the virus. CNN’s Matt Rivers reports from Japan. Source: Worker on board Diamond Princess says crew are at greater risk of coronavirus

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When will we have a coronavirus vaccine? | Advisory Board Daily Briefing

Scientists are racing to develop a vaccine for the new coronavirus, now called COVID-19, as the disease continues to spread in China and around the globe, but experts say vaccine development is a complex process that could take anywhere from several months to several years. Source: When will we have a coronavirus vaccine? | Advisory […]