• Why Is Italy's Government Trying to Overturn a Lifesaving Vaccination Law? Here's What to Know

    4 monthes ago - By Time

    Italy's parliament shocked the scientific community on Tuesday by voting to lift a legal requirement that parents vaccinate their children before sending them to pre-school. The move, driven by Italy's new populist coalition government, has been widely criticized by doctors, who say vaccinations are essential to avoiding outbreaks of serious diseases like measles.
    Here's what to know about the Italian government's decision:
    What did the Italian government do with vaccines?
    Italian lawmakers in the upper house of parliament voted 148 to 110 to amend a law that required children under the...
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