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Md. appeals court upholds vaccination over mother’s objection (access required)

The state’s interest in immunizing an infant in its protective custody against disease trumps a parent’s religious objections to immunization, Maryland’s second-highest court has ruled in upholding a judge’s immunization order for a child placed in emergency shelter care due to his parents’ alleged abuse. In its reported 3-0 decision Friday, the Court of Special Appeals ...

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