N.H. House committee says Hepatitis B vaccine shouldn’t be required to attend school

Hepatitis B and other diseases deemed “non-communicable in a child care or school setting” would be removed from the list of vaccines required by the state under a bill that got a surprise boost Wednesday from a House committee.

The bill, passed by the House Health, Human Services and Elderly Affairs Committee on a 9-8 vote, says the vaccines cannot be required for enrollment in public school or child care facilities.

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