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Strength in Community: GHI issues its 2017-2018 annual report

“Across campus and the planet, we work together to tackle health challenges,” GHI Director Jonathan Patz writes in the report’s introduction. “Together, we are working toward a more just, sustainable, and healthy world.”

Vaccine opt-outs dropped — barely — when California added more hurdles

New research out of the University of Wisconsin–Madison’s Applied Population Laboratory reveals that the law reduced the proportion of unvaccinated children entering kindergarten in California — but that reduction was modest. Following the passage of AB-2109, the exemption rate dropped from its peak of 3.3 percent of kindergarteners to 2.7 percent in each of the following two years.