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Enforcement of vaccination law lax at day cares

Following up on a recent investigation of vaccination enforcement in schools, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that hundreds of local day care centers also routinely violate a state law that prohibits admitting children without required shots. The newspaper also found health officials and child care licensing regulators were confused about what the law actually says and have been declaring centers in compliance even if as many as 10 percent of children are not vaccinated.

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