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Angry Parents Show Up At Middle School Questioning Why Their Kids Were Sent Home Ahead Of Vaccination Law

“We’re here to make a formal complaint against the LAUSD,” a parent told KCAL9’s Amber Lee.

08/19/2015

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Children’s Hospital LA Shares Check List For Kids’ Safe Return To School

The time for students to return to classes has arrived, and Children’s Hospital Los Angeles has come up with a checklist on how they can do so safely.

08/12/2015

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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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Vaccination Bill Stalls In Sacramento

The now-stalled measure would have prevented parents from seeking vaccine exemptions for their children because of religious or personal beliefs.

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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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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LA County Urges Vaccinations After Spike In Meningitis Cases Among Gay Men

Public health officials issued new vaccination guidelines Wednesday after a reported jump in the number of meningitis cases this year among gay men in Los Angeles.

04/02/2014

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OC Health Officials Warn Of Measles Outbreak

The Orange County Health Department held an emergency meeting Tuesday in response to an outbreak of measles.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/25/2014

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Doctors Urge Southland Residents To Get Flu Vaccines As Death Toll Rises

CBS2’s Lisa Sigell reports doctors are once again urging Southland residents to get vaccinated, with the total number of flu-related deaths in L.A. County now at 52.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/20/2014

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Local Health Officials Offer Free Vaccines In Wake Of Multistate Hepatitis A Outbreak

Health officials planned to offer free hepatitis A vaccines at several clinics throughout the city this weekend in the wake of a multistate outbreak of infections possibly linked to frozen berries.

06/01/2013

The AIDS Healthcare Foundation said Tuesday that Rijay Spoon, a 30-year-old gay man, died from a type of meningitis Dec. 16, 2012. (credit: Facebook)

2 More Deaths Due To Bacterial Meningitis Reported In SoCal

Two more deaths due to bacterial meningitis have been reported in Southern California.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/16/2013

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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