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Spahn sets out steps for measles vaccination

With fines and Kita-exclusion to enforce health Minister Spahn, the planned measles vaccination. The measures are part of a draft law, the "Bild am Sonntag" quoted.

Federal Minister of health, Jens Spahn is trying to enforce mandatory measles vaccinations for daycare and school children, and for fines of up to 2500 euros and an exclusion from the Kita-visit threaten. The measures are the "Sunday Bild" that part of the bill, the CDU-politician presented now.

"We all want to protect children"

"We want to protect all children from becoming infected with measles," said Spahn of the newspaper. "That's why all who visit a daycare center or school to be vaccinated against measles. Who is admitted, must prove." Who'll care now, had the evidence until 31. July of next year later. "All parents should be able to be sure that your child will not be infected with measles and are at risk."

The proof is to be made, therefore, on the vaccination certificate or Vaccination certificate. "Who can't be vaccinated for medical reasons, you must also prove with a medical certificate," said Spahn of the newspaper.

No vaccination book, no Kita

children without Vaccinations will be from Kita-visit excluded. "Finally, children under ten months may not be vaccinated and, thus, are particularly vulnerable to are in day-care centres."

Due to the compulsory exclusion from primary school is not possible. "But who does not vaccinate his child is threatened by fines in the amount of up to 2500 euros." This would be initiated by the health authorities, announced Spahn.

Spahn had announced several weeks ago, proposals for a vaccination compulsory for may. The coalition partner SPD supports mandatory measles vaccinations for children in daycare centers and schools. In the Bundestag were also opposition politicians.

majority for measles vaccination. 25.03.2019 Atlas |Germany |Berlin

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