Unvaccinated children are banned from going to school in

Unvaccinated children are banned from going to school in after a surge in measles cases across the country Children who have not been vaccinated will be banned from entering schools It follows a new law implemented by political party the Five Star Movement  The Lorenzin law is named after the former health minister Beatrice Lorenzin

By Bhvishya Patel For Mailonline

Published: 17:18 GMT, 12 March 2019 | Updated: 17:18 GMT, 12 March 2019

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Children who have not been properly vaccinated will be banned from entering schools in following a surge in the number measles cases across the country.

The new law implemented by political party the Five Star Movement (M5S) will mean parents who choose to send their children to school without the recommended vaccinations will be faced with a fine of up to €500 (£425).

Under the new Lorenzin law, named after the former health minister Beatrice Lorenzin who introduced it, children under six can also be sent home from nursery if they are not vaccinated. 

Under the new Lorenzin law parents who choose to send their children to school without the recommended vaccinations will be faced with a fine of up to €500

Under the new Lorenzin law parents who choose to send their children to school without the recommended vaccinations will be faced with a fine of up to €500

The new law was introduced by the former health minister Beatrice Lorenzin

It has now been implemented in schools by the current Italian health minister Giula Grillo

The new law was introduced by the former health minister Beatrice Lorenzin (left) and has been implemented in schools by the current Italian health minister Giula Grillo (right)

The law states that children must be inoculated against a range of viruses including chickenpox, polio,

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