Fewer Children are Vaccinated Due to Religious Exemption

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It appears doctors are losing the battle to convince parents to vaccinate their children. A new report shows a disturbing trend taking place in Iowa.

The Des Moines Register crunched the numbers and found 6,737 Iowa school children obtained religious exemptions to vaccinations this school year, which is up 13 percent from last year and more than 4x the number 15 years ago.

Not sure where you stand? State epidemiologist Dr. Patricia Quinlisk talked about the fears and concerns on both sides of the issue.

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