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Md. appeals court upholds vaccination over mother’s objection


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 ...

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Md. vaccination law takes middle road

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In the midst of a national debate over vaccination requirements, Maryland policy seems to straddle the line between those who advocate for parent choice and those who argue that immunizations should be mandatory as a matter of public health.

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