A leader of the Nation of Islam is voicing his opposition to Senate Bill No. 177, which would require public school students to be immunized regardless of their parents’ personal beliefs.
The California Assembly is taking up a highly contested bill to boost vaccination rates in schools.
A measles outbreak that began at Disneyland in December is waning.
A California bill that would sharply limit vaccination waivers after a Disneyland measles outbreak has generated such an acidic debate that the proposal’s author was under added security this week.
A bill requiring California schoolchildren to get vaccinated will receive its first public hearing Wednesday after similar efforts to limit exemptions in Washington and Oregon failed to advance.
A California lawmaker wants to require all day care and pre-school workers to get vaccinated in the wake of a measles outbreak.
Riverside County Department of Public Health officials confirmed Friday that a student at Amelia Earhart Middle School contracted the measles.
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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.
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.
A California law that took effect last year is making it harder for parents to opt out of vaccinating their children — an issue that has taken new prominence as the state deals with an outbreak of measles.
The number of whooping cough cases in the Southland and throughout California has reached epidemic proportions, state health officials said Friday.
Seven cases of measles have been confirmed in Orange County this year and authorities say the most recent cases spent time in public areas while contagious.
Getting a flu shot will be a requirement this year for all healthcare personnel in Los Angeles County.
A record-high of 45 rabid bats have been reported in Los Angeles County this year, according to the Department of Public Health.