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Student Immunity Requirements of Health Professional Schools: Vaccination and Other Means of Fulfillment—United States, 2008

Brady L. Miller MPH, Megan C. Lindley MPH, Faruque Ahmed PhD and Pascale M. Wortley MD MPH
Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology
Vol. 32, No. 9 (September 2011), pp. 908-911
DOI: 10.1086/661785
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.1086/661785
Page Count: 4
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Abstract

US health professional schools with student immunity requirements for recommended vaccines frequently accept evidence of immunity other than vaccination but vary widely on the types of evidence that are accepted. Exemptions for nonmedical reasons and, to a lesser extent, medical reasons are often obtainable by a student-written document.

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