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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

(credit:www.publichealth.lacounty.gov)

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