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Public health experts see anti-vaccine bill as scare tactic

Posted on May 6, 2015 in Medical Rewind, Vaccines

A bill submitted this week aims to create a new state program to investigate vaccine injury claims. A bill that would create a new state program to investigate vaccine injury claims is being criticized by Maine public health experts as an unscientific scare tactic. The bill, submitted this week by Rep. Beth O’Connor, R-Berwick, would also require doctors to read a statement to patients letting them know they could be injured by a vaccine and how to seek legal relief if they are. In addition, the bill would include licensing penalties for doctors who make “coercive” statements to patients to...

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