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7 Cases Of Measles Confirmed In Orange County

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.

03/14/2014

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LA County Orders Mandatory Flu Shots For All Healthcare Personnel

Getting a flu shot will be a requirement this year for all healthcare personnel in Los Angeles County.

10/16/2013

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LA County Reports Record High Number Of Rabid Bats In 2012

A record-high of 45 rabid bats have been reported in Los Angeles County this year, according to the Department of Public Health.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/24/2012

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Brown Signs Underage Tanning Ban, Illegal Immigrant Scholarships Into Law

Gov. Jerry Brown signed off on a flurry of legislation over the weekend after working through 142 bills on his desk before a midnight deadline on Monday.

10/10/2011

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SoCal College Students Warned Of Possible Mumps Outbreak

The warning comes after nearly 20 cases of the disease — which causes a painful swelling of the salivary glands — were reported at UC Berkeley.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–10/07/2011

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PSA’s Urge Parents To Get Older Students Vaccinated For Whooping Cough

As the peak of whooping cough season and the school year approach, California public health officials are pushing parents to get middle and high school students vaccinated against the highly infectious illness.

07/19/2011

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Health Officials Remind Parents To Get Kids Tdap Shot

Riverside County public health officials are reminding parents to get their children vaccinated against whooping cough over the summer break.

05/24/2011

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Study: US Quietly Paid Families For Vaccine-Linked Autism Cases

A new study alleges that a fund set up by the U.S. government to compensate those injured by vaccines has paid out claims to dozens of families of autistic kids.

05/11/2011

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Health Officials Want Mandatory Whooping Cough Vaccinations

California health officials want parents of teens to get up to date on their whooping cough vaccine to get into compliance with a new law for 2011.

12/31/2010

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Parents Opt Out Of Kids’ Vaccinations Over Autism Fears

Despite the re-emergence of measles in the Southland, officials say many parents are opting not to vaccinate their child over increased fears of links to autism.

11/10/2010

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Where To Go To Get Immunized Against Whooping Cough

With more than 6,200 cases of whooping cough reported in California, the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices Wednesday recommended that those 65 or older who are around infants get vaccinated.

10/27/2010

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Whooping Cough Claims 10th Infant Death In California

A Northridge pediatrician says parents and caretakers should get immunized from the latest epidemic of whooping cough in order to protect infants who are too young to get vaccinated.

10/22/2010

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Vaccinations Are High, But Measles Shots Decline

Health officials say vaccination rates for toddlers remain high, but they are concerned about an overall drop in measles vaccinations.

09/16/2010