Vaccinations

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Nation Of Islam Leader Voices Opposition To Mandatory Vaccine Bill

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.

06/23/2015

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California Assembly To Consider Bill Aimed At Boosting Vaccination Rates

The California Assembly is taking up a highly contested bill to boost vaccination rates in schools.

06/09/2015

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Disneyland-Linked Measles Outbreak Nearly Over

A measles outbreak that began at Disneyland in December is waning.

04/15/2015

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California Vaccine Bill Sparks Acidic Debate, Comparisons To Nazi Germany

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.

04/10/2015

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California Vaccine Requirement Bill Gets First Public Debate

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.

04/08/2015

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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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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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KNX Spotlight: The Vaccine Dilemma

Should parents have to vaccinate their kids?

02/17/2015

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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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New California Law Makes It Harder To Skip Vaccinations

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.

01/23/2015

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Whooping Cough In California Soars To Epidemic Levels

The number of whooping cough cases in the Southland and throughout California has reached epidemic proportions, state health officials said Friday.

06/13/2014

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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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