(Whitney Shefte/The Washington Post)
Health and Science
The vaccine fight: A mother’s battle to protect her daughter in California
Brooke Balck, who takes immunosuppressants, cannot have vaccines, making her especially vulnerable to the spread of infectious diseases like measles. California is trying to protect people like her by introducing a new law.
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