Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, May 23rd, 2000
The new requirement would mean a few more shots for some Alaska children, but policymakers said it will bring the state more in line with current immunization requirements across the country.
"Alaska immunization requirements have remained the same since the mid-1970s," said Laurel Wood, state immunization program manager. State regulations currently require children in child care and schools to be immunized against measles, rubella, tetanus, polio, whooping cough, and diphtheria.
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