Calif. lawmaker plans to revive bill ending religious exemptions for vaccines

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Jayden Mercado, 4, sits in his mother Yariluz Ocasio's lap while he gets an influenza vaccine at Boston Children's Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts in this file photo taken January 10, 2013. Photo courtesy of REUTERS/Brian Snyder/Files
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Jayden Mercado, 4, sits in his mother Yariluz Ocasio's lap while he gets an influenza vaccine at Boston Children's Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts in this file photo taken January 10, 2013. Photo courtesy of REUTERS/Brian Snyder/Files *Editors: This photo may only be republished with RNS-VACCINES-NJ, originally transmitted on February 3, 2015.

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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Reuters) The bill, introduced in the wake of a measles outbreak that began at Disneyland last year, was pulled before it could come to a vote in the Senate education committee last week.