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Q&A: Professor Dorit Reiss on liability for failure to vaccinate

Should parents be held liable if their unvaccinated child infects someone else? Professor Dorit Rubinstein Reiss of the University of California Hastings College of Law, a leading scholar on vaccine law and policy, made the case for tort liability in “Compensating the Victims of Failure to Vaccinate: What Are the Options?” (Cornell Journal of Law and Public Policy, 2014). Here she discusses that proposal, emerging theories and a no-fault alternative. The conversation has been edited for brevity and clarity.

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