Amid measles outbreak, few rules on teacher vaccinations
from The Associated Press via ABC News
While much of the attention in the ongoing measles outbreak has focused on student vaccination requirements and exemptions, less attention has been paid to another group in the nation's classrooms: Teachers and staff members, who, by and large, are not required to be vaccinated. In most states, there is no law dictating which vaccines teachers and school staff workers are required to get. Some states provide a list of recommended vaccines, but there is no requirement or follow-up for teachers to receive them. So when a measles case surfaced at a California high school, it was easy for officials to review student records, but there were no immunization records on file for employees.
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