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9 May 2021 9:48
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  •   Home > News > Health & Safety

    A court's ordered a four-year-old be immunised - despite her parents being split on the issue

    A court's ordered a four-year-old be immunised - despite her parents being split on the issue


    Her father filed an opposition - at the Blenheim District Court - to his daughter receiving regular childhood vaccinations.

    He told the court he was concerned about what was in them - and didn't think they were necessary.

    But the child's under the joint care of her parents and Oranga Tamariki - and her mother and the agency want her immunised, under health guidelines.

    In a recently released decision, Judge Richard Russell ordered the child be immunised.

    He says he has to put the child's health and wellbeing first - and ordered the girl's GP to oversee her vaccination schedule.

    © 2021 Newstalk ZB, NZCity


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