A federal judge in New York denied a request that would have allowed 44 unvaccinated children to return to school on Wednesday.
Citing an “unprecedented measles outbreak,” District Court Judge Vincent Briccetti said the parents had failed to demonstrate “that public interest weighs in favor of granting an injunction,” according to the Rockland/Westchester Journal News.
Last December, amid a measles outbreak, public health officials in Rockland County took the bold step of banning unvaccinated kids from the classroom at schools with less than 95% vaccination rates.
The parents from the Green Meadow Waldorf School sued.
“While no one enjoys the fact that these kids are ou