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Pediatrician Charles Goodman vaccinates 1 year- old Cameron Fierro with the measles-mumps-rubella vaccine, or MMR vaccine at his practice in Northridge, Calif. AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes

California Democrats are pushing to require vaccinations for more than a million children in the wake of the ongoing measles outbreak.

The legislation was introduced in both the House and Senate on Thursday by California Democratic Sens. Barbara Boxer and Dianne Feinstein, along with a number of California representatives. The bill — the Head Start on Vaccinations Act — would require all children who enroll in Head Start and Early Head Start programs nationwide to be fully vaccinated.

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