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Poll: Texans believe children should be vaccinated


AUSTIN — A majority of Texans think children should be vaccinated, according to a recent poll. Three in four Texans said they think the benefits of childhood vaccines for measles, mumps and rubella “outweigh the risks,” according to the results of the 2018 Texas Lyceum issue poll. Of these same respondents, 78 percent said healthy children “should be required to be vaccinated in order to attend public schools because of the potential risk for others when children are not vaccinated.” Joshua Blank, a University of Texas at Austin expert who helped conduct the poll, said Tuesday at a news conference that, contrary to popular belief, there wasn’t a huge split between Democrats and Republicans on the vaccine issue. Read stories like this and more in your latest edition of The Ennis News. Be informed, subscribe today!

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