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As Michigan’s vaccine exemption rate rises, doctor’s urge parents to immunize kids

By Sue Thoms, MLive, April 29, 2014

GRAND RAPIDS, MI – Local doctors are urging parents to get their children vaccinated against childhood illnesses, as health statistics show Michigan has the fourth highest rate of non-medical exemptions for immunizations.

A group of physicians, nurses and educators on Tuesday, April 29, spoke at Cherry Street Health Services about immunizations for measles, mumps, polio, rubella and other diseases.