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Vaccine Requirement Puts Some Students, Schools in a Bind

Virtually all Texas college students must be vaccinated against meningitis before classes start this fall. But state and federal cuts to vaccine funding have left low-income students, and some small schools, on edge.

Medical assistant Patricia Jaramillo holds a vial of the meningitis vaccine, August 7, 2012 in Houston at Legacy Community H…

Virtually all Texas college students must be vaccinated against meningitis before classes start this fall. But state and federal cuts to vaccine funding have left low-income students, and some small schools, on edge.

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