Medicine: Salic Before School

The Board of Health in Tennessee's Davidson County (which includes Nashville) struck out on a bold new line last week. No child, ruled the board, may attend school in the county—public, private

or parochial, from nursery through high

without having had polio vaccine. Children not yet vaccinated must start getting shots at once.


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