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Parents and teachers who oppose efforts to end the personal belief exemption on vaccinations rally in Los Angeles on April 14. Irfan Khan/LA Times via Getty Images hide caption

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Vaccine Against Meningitis B Gets A Boost From CDC

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Parents rally against SB 277, a California measure requiring schoolchildren to get vaccinated, outside the Capitol in Sacramento, Calif. Rich Pedroncelli/AP hide caption

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In Bid For Stricter Vaccine Rules, Officials Grapple With Decades-Old Distrust

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Are The Vaccine Court's Requirements Too Strict?

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Vaccine Court Aims To Protect Patients And Vaccines

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A security fence surrounds the main part of the U.S. Army's Dugway Proving Ground, a testing laboratory in the Utah desert. The Army says it mistakenly shipped live anthrax from Dugway to several labs in the U.S. and Korea. George Frey/Getty Images hide caption

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CDC Investigates Live Anthrax Shipments

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Worth a little pain? Back in 1990, a school boy got a measles shot in the U.K., and it turns out, he got more than protection against the measles. Photofusion/UIG via Getty Images hide caption

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Scientists Crack A 50-Year-Old Mystery About The Measles Vaccine

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Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott looks during a news conference at Parliament House in Canberra, Australia, last month. Abbott announced Sunday that his government would close a loophole to discourage families from refusing childhood vaccinations. Lukas Coch/EPA/Landov hide caption

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The H1N1 swine flu virus kills some people, while others don't get very sick at all. A genetic variation offers one clue. Centre For Infections/Health Pro/Science Photo Library/Getty Images hide caption

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Measles is highly contagious, and it produces fever and rash in susceptible people who become infected. Hazel Appleton/Health Protection Agency Centre/Science Source hide caption

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Why A Court Once Ordered Kids Vaccinated Against Their Parents' Will

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Students use tablets in a classroom in Mae Chan, a remote town in Thailand's northern province. Christophe Archambault/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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The 50 Most Effective Ways To Transform The Developing World

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