Anti-vaxxers say there is no emergency and there is no epidemic, just a slight uptick in the number of people receiving religious exemptions from the shots.
HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH) — Governor Ned Lamont will be addressing the state in the governor’s annual State of the State address on Wednesday ahead of the general legislative session. One of the “hot button” issues expected to receive some attention in the 2020 session is religious exemptions for childhood vaccinations. The repeal of the exemption […]
Connecticut has seen a 25% jump over the past two years in religious exemptions from vaccinations for Measles, Mumps and Rubella. That’s the startling news from the latest release of vaccination data from the State Department of Public Health.
Thousands of people showed up for Wednesday’s public hearing on getting rid of the state’s religious exemption for childhood vaccinations.
Connecticut Attorney General William Tong says the state has the authority to “eliminate the religious exemption” for children’s vaccinations.
A controversial bill that ends religious exemptions for childhood vaccines was approved by a legislative committee on Monday.
A bill on vaccinations drew a large crowd at the Capitol.
Religious exemptions for vaccinations increase while immunization rates decrease for students in Connecticut
The Connecticut Department of Public Health (DPH) reported new data for immunization rates across the state for students in schools in the 2018-2019 school year
Public Health Committee votes to advance amended version of a proposal to end religious exemptions for childhood vaccinations
The legislature’s Public Health Committee has just voted to advance an amended version of a proposal to end religious exemptions for childhood vaccinations. The committee vote was 14 to 11 and moves the bill to the full House of Representatives.
Capitol Report: Chief Political Correspondent Mark Davis talks great debate over religious exemptions for childhood vaccinations
The great debate over religious exemptions for childhood vaccinations is a hot button issue in Hartford.