Lithuania: Unvaccinated children barred from entering kindergartens

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The Lithuanian government is not the only government in the world which adopted such a law, as the Australian government adopted similar laws to protect the children from fatal diseases such as polio and measles.

As more and more parents around the world, believe that vaccination is not necessary for children’s health, lawmakers promote policies to protect the rest of the children from being infected with fatal diseases


Lithuania, is the latest country, to adopt a law which bars unvaccinated children from entering kindergartens.

According to Defli website, the Lithuanian government wanted to promote a legislation authorizing mandatory vaccination, but the law failed to be adopted by the parliament. Therefore the government promoted the B plan, in which kindergartens are obliged not to accept unvaccinated children to kindergarten establishments. The new law will start on 1 January, 2016.

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