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Measles Outbreak Appears To Be Fading, State Health Officials Say

According to the California Department of Public Health, only three new cases have been reported in the state since the last week of February, with the most recent reported in Ventura County.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/14/2015

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Artesia Lawmaker Wants Mandatory Vaccinations For Day Care Workers

A California lawmaker wants to require all day care and pre-school workers to get vaccinated in the wake of a measles outbreak.

03/04/2015

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131 Confirmed Measles Cases In California

Health officials say there have been 131 confirmed cases of measles since December with most of them linked to an outbreak that originated at Disneyland.

03/02/2015

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6 Students Kept From Riverside County School After Measles Scare

Riverside County Department of Public Health officials confirmed Friday that a student at Amelia Earhart Middle School contracted the measles.

02/27/2015

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Infants To Return To SaMo High School Daycare After Measles Scare

More than a dozen infants exposed to a baby with measles at a Santa Monica day care center will be allowed to return to the facility Monday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/23/2015

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Measles Infections In California Grow To 123

The number of measles cases in California has reached 123 in the wake of a December outbreak at Disneyland. The California Department of Public Health released the new figure on Friday.

02/20/2015

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San Bernardino Health Officials Confirm 9 New Cases Of Measles

The San Bernardino County Department of Public Health announced Thursday the confirmation of nine cases of measles within its county.

02/19/2015

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KNX Spotlight: The Vaccine Dilemma

Should parents have to vaccinate their kids?

02/17/2015

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Amid Measles Outbreak, Few Rules Exist Concerning Teacher Vaccinations

While much of the attention in the ongoing measles outbreak has focused on student vaccination requirements and exemptions, less attention has been paid to another group in the nation’s classrooms: Teachers and staff members, who, by and large, are not required to be vaccinated.

02/16/2015

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Several Ventura County Restaurants, Stores Exposed To Measles

Health officials in Ventura County alerted the public Thursday that hundreds more people may have been exposed to measles.

02/12/2015

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Pasadena Family Upset After 4-Month-Old Contracts Measles

A Pasadena family is upset after their 4-month-old baby got the measles and worry he may have exposed others.

02/09/2015

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Public Health Officials Warn Against Intentional Exposure To Measles

Concern is growing that parents who haven’t vaccinated their children against the measles may expose them intentionally vis-à-vis parties in an effort to build immunity.

02/06/2015

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Incoming University Of California Students Required To Be Immunized Starting In 2017

Incoming students at UCLA, UC Irvine and other University of California campuses across the state will be required to be immunized against measles and other diseases beginning in 2017, officials announced Friday.

02/06/2015

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Santa Monica Daycare Center Reopens Only To Vaccinated Children

The infant daycare center at Santa Monica High School reopened Friday after a child contracted measles – but only to children who could prove they had been vaccinated.

02/06/2015

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Author Roald Dahl’s Daughter Remembers Sister Lost To Measles, Father’s Fight For Vaccinations

It’s a letter Roald Dahl penned 27 years ago urging parents to vaccinate their children after losing his daughter to measles in the 1960s that is now making headlines.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/05/2015

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