Arizona kids are supposed to be immunized against several contagious diseases in order to attend school. But many of them are not, and the state does nothing to enforce the law requiring vaccines.
As a result, the level of vaccinated kids in Arizona is so low that it puts us at risk of a dangerous outbreak should an infection disease be brought to one of our schools.
Read this important story, the beginning of a public service project on the subject, only in the print edition of Sunday's Arizona Daily Star.
Also only in print Sunday:
- Get to know all three candidates vying to take U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords' place in Congress through in-depth profiles by Star Political Reporter Brady McCombs.
- Senior reporter Tim Steller explains why so many gas stations in Tucson are going out of business — and what it means to our economy.
- Sports Columnist Greg Hansen's reveals Arizona Wildcats basketball player Solomon Hill's extreme makeover.
- Learn all about fly fishing in Arizona from the Star's newly dedicated fisherwoman - Jane See White.
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