Riverside County Department of Public Health officials confirmed Friday that a student at Amelia Earhart Middle School contracted the measles.
Should parents have to vaccinate their kids?
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.
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.
The warning comes after nearly 20 cases of the disease — which causes a painful swelling of the salivary glands — were reported at UC Berkeley.
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.
Riverside County public health officials are reminding parents to get their children vaccinated against whooping cough over the summer break.
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.
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.