Some U.S. states say teens of anti-vaxxers can get their own vaccines without parental permission - News Summed Up

Some U.S. states say teens of anti-vaxxers can get their own vaccines without parental permission


This year there have been at least 1,044 measles cases in 28 states — the largest outbreak since 1992. He encourages minors to involve their parents in health care decisions, but there are exceptions. But because minors are on their parents’ health plans, it’s often impossible for their children to keep sensitive information from their parents. To some degree, all states recognize that older children should have some autonomy in making health care decisions. Mary Cheh, the Democratic author of the measure, said she wanted to act before a measles outbreak came to the capital.


Source: National Post June 24, 2019 17:48 UTC



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