SALEM – Critics have undermined the Oregon Democrats' decision that killed a bill aimed at obtaining an even larger number of children vaccinated against measles and other preventable diseases in order to pass a tax on large enterprises, claiming that it is a threat to health. population. and having the necessary voices in the Senate, the measure to make it harder for families to abandon the necessary vaccinations was discontinued as part of the deal announced on Monday to end the one-week Senate Republican wage over the multibillion-dollar tax on school funding. [19659003PermissionofthevaccinemayberefusedtorefuseapetitionforamedicalcertificateforadoctorAnothercasemaynotallowhimtovisitaschoolgovernorandanotherprogrambeforetheschool
Sen. Elizabeth Steiner Hayward, a Democrat from Beaverton, Oregon, and a sponsor of the bill, said that this step prevented the state from protecting its citizens from the crisis of health.
"It's not like I want our state to be known." she told. "This is a serious health issue, and that's very important, we're solving it."
In an OPB "Think Loud" interview on Tuesday, Steiner Hayward said the government of Kate Brown discussed an agreement with Senate Republican leader Hermann Bertshiper, Jr., Traveling Grants on the weekend. The spokeswoman for Brown did not respond to a request for comments on the Governor's role on Monday or Tuesday.
Senate democrats were considering strategies to force Republicans to return to Salem, including the killing of Republicans' policy and budget priorities, and the Governor's request was sent to the Oregon police to leave deputies absent.
Steiner Hayward said she was in talks on possible changes to the bill on vaccination on weekends, and Senate Democrat leader Gini Berdike of Portland negotiated with the Republicans on the change
"The governor made another decision and decided the deal, and it is precisely there we are today, "said Steiner Hayward.
More than 70 people, including four from Oregon, were diagnosed as Astine, a moonlight on the Pacific Northwest.
"As the recent outbreak of measles, illnesses, and precautionary vaccines has been threatened by the relatively low level of immunization in the Northwest," said Rob Coew, Oregon State Health Officer. I, the state healthcare agency.
Oregon has the highest rate of unvaccinated kindergartens in the country, with at least 7.5% of children claiming to be released. Christian and non-traditional private schools have been included in the list of unvaccinated children, but even in some public schools, rates of release reach about 50 percent.
The state allows parents to talk to a doctor or watch videos on the Department of Health's website for a release. This makes Oregon unambiguously susceptible to an outbreak, according to deputy director of the Diana Peterson Coalition for Immunization, who receives funding from the CDC.
"Oregon is in particular a focal point for a cortex outbreak," Peterson said. "All you need is to represent one person with a community illness and it will spread like a forest fire."
Oregon was one of a number of states that offered to deal with non-medical dismissals, in response to national revival. from measles, which currently suffers from more than 800 people, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
The state is one of 17 to allow the families to renounce the necessary school vaccinations for personal, philosophical or religious reasons.
Washington's neighboring state this year passed a law to terminate all non-medical exemptions for a measles vaccine. Some states, including Rhode Island, have taken steps to add exceptions
The vaccine movement came about in the 1990s, following a study that included a link between the measles vaccine and the growth of autism. The study was debilitated and recalled.
Mississippi, California and West Virginia, the only states that banned all non-medical exceptions. Mississippi has the highest childhood vaccination rate in the country, while the California law passed in 2015 has caused a significant increase in the number of vaccinations
Steiner Hayward said that she was not involved in the talks and that she personally received a call from Governor Kate Brown to inform her that the vaccination bill would not be up to this session.
Leader Gini Berdic, from Portland, stressed that the compromise was worth encouraging the Republicans to return to the Capitol and vote for an annual increase in school funding of $ 1 billion. This was not, according to her, the reaction to the acuteness of the opposition, which received the offer from hundreds of parents who oppose the vaccination of their children.
"People who oppose this bill just behaved badly around the building," said Berdick's conference on Monday. – One of the things that hinder me, I'm afraid some of them will feel that this tactic is working. This tactic has nothing to do with what has happened.
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