California’s Top Education Official Considers Support for Vaccine Law

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The State Superintendent of Public Instruction in California is joining the ongoing debate about vaccines. Tom Torlakson is reportedly considering support for a new law that would make it harder for parents to opt-out of vaccines.

Torlakson has not made his final decision on whether he will support the bill.

Currently, there are more than 100 people across the country with active measles cases. Most of those are in California, and many originated from a visit to Disneyland in December.

The latest report in Northern California, a person living in Contra Costa County who may have traveled on BART trains while infected.

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