Measles scare at low-vax school prompts call to cut funding

A measles scare at a Steiner school with up to 200 unimmunised children has sparked calls for governments to cut funding to schools that don’t promote vaccination.

The WA Department of Health has issued a measles alert to doctors and parents after a student at the alternative Perth Waldorf School was diagnosed with the disease a week ago.

The high-school-aged student, who contracted measles while holidaying in Europe, exposed a “substantial number” of unvaccinated