State commission warns of discipline for doctors who grant vaccine exemptions without ‘legitimate’ reason

The Washington Medical Commission approved a policy last week, emphasizing its opposition to COVID-related misinformation, and threatening discipline for physicians who help it spread.

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The policy was unanimously approved by the WMC during a commissioner meeting last Wednesday, stating that it intends to “scrutinize any complaints received about practitioners granting exemptions to vaccination or masks that are not based in established science or verifiable fact.” Any practitioner who grants mask or vaccine exemptions without an “appropriate prior exam” or without determining a “legitimate medical reason supporting such an exemption” could face discipline from the WMC, including the loss of their

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