Some pediatricians refuse to treat kids if parents reject vaccines, study finds

Some pediatricians refuse to treat kids if parents reject vaccines, study finds


More than half of pediatricians’ offices in the United States included in a new study published in the medical journal JAMA reported having a dismissal policy for families who refuse to vaccinate their children. Some physicians say this house policy is a way to encourage parents to vaccinate their children, while many also use it as a safeguard against unvaccinated kids who might endanger their other patients.”This study among US pediatricians showed that the practice of dismissing families who refuse vaccines for their children was common, with half of pediatricians reporting their office… #pediatricians #refuse #treat #kids #parents #reject #vaccines #study #finds