Los Angeles pediatrician Charles Goodman vaccinates 1-year-old Cameron Fierro with the measles-mumps-rubella vaccine. Assembly Bill 2638 would block any liability or discipline for doctors who, based on their medical judgment, allow their patients to opt out of vaccinations.
Los Angeles pediatrician Charles Goodman vaccinates 1-year-old Cameron Fierro with the measles-mumps-rubella vaccine. Assembly Bill 2638 would block any liability or discipline for doctors who, based on their medical judgment, allow their patients to opt out of vaccinations. Damian Dovarganes Associated Press file
Los Angeles pediatrician Charles Goodman vaccinates 1-year-old Cameron Fierro with the measles-mumps-rubella vaccine. Assembly Bill 2638 would block any liability or discipline for doctors who, based on their medical judgment, allow their patients to opt out of vaccinations. Damian Dovarganes Associated Press file
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