Updated 1:50 PM ET, Wed March 6, 2019
(CNN)Across the country, counties are reporting measles cases: at least 206 in 11 states, per the latest count. On social media, platforms such as Facebook and YouTube are facing pressure to crack down on conspiracy theories and misinformation about vaccines. And on Capitol Hill, lawmakers are discussing what they’re calling “a growing public health threat.”
- broaden the reasons why parents can exempt kids from getting vaccines even if there isn’t a medical need
- require doctors to provide more information on the risks of vaccines
Vaccine skeptics cite several reasons
The people behind the bills
Most bills don’t make it into law
But they keep getting proposed
CNN’s Ryan Prior contributed to this report.
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- Responding to a Measles Outbreak, NYC Mayor Orders Mandatory Vaccinations in Some Neighborhoods
- Citing parental freedom, Arizona lawmakers move ahead with anti-vaccine bills
- Texas Lawmaker Completely Unconcerned About Measles Outbreak Because of 'Antibiotics'
- Washington Lawmakers Advance Bill to Ban Vaccine Exemptions for Personal Reasons Amid Measles Outbreak
- Vaccinations skyrocket in ‘anti-vaxxer’ county amid measles outbreak
- Measles Outbreak Worsens in Washington as Governor Declares State of Emergency
- Indiegogo to ban anti-vaccine projects, ask for scientific backing
- Antivax Parents Sue Over Mandatory Vaccination Order in New York (Which Has a Major Measles Outbreak)
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- Measles outbreak plateau? New weekly US cases hover near 20, CDC report reveals
- Washington County With High Rate of Unvaccinated Children Is in the Middle of a Measles Outbreak
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