In January 2019, the World Health Organization declared vaccine hesitancy one of the top 10 threats to global health.1 Some US pediatricians dismiss children from their practice whose parents refuse vaccination.2 However, little is known about the current prevalence of this practice.
O’Leary ST, Cataldi JR, Lindley MC, et al. Policies Among US Pediatricians for Dismissing Patients for Delaying or Refusing Vaccination. JAMA. 2020;324(11):1105–1107. doi:10.1001/jama.2020.10658
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