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Parents Rally Against Proposed Mandatory Vaccinations For Students

Southland parents and other protesters gathered Monday in downtown Los Angeles for what they say is their right to choose whether their children are vaccinated against measles and other diseases.

05/11/2015

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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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Victims Of Shoulder Injuries From Flu Shot Eligible For Cash Compensation

While doctors say a little soreness after a flu shot is perfectly normal, these victims developed serious orthopedic injuries.

03/18/2015

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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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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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Measles Outbreak: Doctor Says Kids Who Haven’t Been Vaccinated Should Avoid Major Public Places

Symptoms begin with a cough, runny nose, red watery eyes and a pink rash all over the body.

01/22/2015

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Worried You’ve Been Exposed To The Measles?

While measles were declared virtually eradicated in the United States by 2000, roughly 60-70 cases will still occur every year.

01/17/2015

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Report: Number Of Calif. Parents Opting Not To Vaccinate Kids Doubles

A growing number of parents who opt not to vaccinate their children due to personal beliefs is raising concerns among public health officials as the school year gets underway.

09/03/2014

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Animal Control Officials Urge People To Vaccinate Dogs Against Parvo After Deadly Outbreak

The Los Angeles County Department of Animal Care and Control on Wednesday said there has been a large outbreak of the often-fatal virus with many cases centered in and near the Antelope Valley.

05/07/2014

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Health Watch: OC Leading Nation In New Cases Of Measles

Concern is growing, and rapidly, about the outbreak.

03/26/2014

Study: More Higher Income Parents Opt Out Of Whooping Cough Vaccine

A surge in whooping cough cases reported in the Southland and nationwide in 2010 may be linked in part to parents’ refusal to vaccinate their children, according to a new study.

10/14/2013

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LA County To Offer Free Meningitis Vaccines To Low-Income, Uninsured Residents

Los Angeles County’s top health official says free meningococcal vaccines will be offered to low-income and uninsured residents following a recent death in West Hollywood.

04/17/2013

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Following Death Of WeHo Man, Healthcare Group To Offer Free Meningitis Vaccinations

The AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) Sunday announced that they will provide free meningitis vaccines for anyone who believes they have been exposed or anyone who thinks they are at risk.

04/13/2013

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OC Doctor: Patients Still Testing Positive For Flu After Vaccination

Amid a sharp uptick in the number of patients being treated for flu-like symptoms, one Mission Viejo doctor said Friday he has seen several that were already vaccinated.

01/25/2013

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