State Senate to vote on school vaccination bill

FILE PHOTO: Measles vaccination. (KGO-TV)

State senators will decide Monday on a bill that would require vaccinations for every child attending school in California.

The bill would eliminate nearly every vaccine exemption that exists now.

Senators must vote on the bill again, because it was amended before being passed in the Assembly.

If the Senate approves the bill, it then goes to Gov. Jerry Brown.

Opponents of the bill have vowed to keep fighting it, even if it becomes a law.

For full coverage on the vaccine debate, click here.
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