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Proposal for new vaccine law

A Minnesota lawmaker is pushing for a new child vaccination law.

Posted: Dec. 27, 2017 9:31 PM
Updated: Dec. 28, 2017 6:40 AM

ROCHESTER, Minn.- DFL Rep. Mike Freiberg is pushing for a new child vaccination law.

He wants parents who are opposed to getting their children vaccinated to have to speak with a physicican before making that decision. 

Freiberg says parents need to "have the knowledge and information that will help them make a good choice."

The measles outbreak, which affected 79 people this past summer, has sparked this decision. 

A local mother we spoke to agrees with the decision, saying that vaccinating your children not only helps keep them healthy but the community as well.

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