Calif. Legislature To Vote On Bill Limiting School Vaccination ExemptionsThe bill would give school children grace periods that could last several years on existing medical exemptions.
Should Pediatricians Accept Unvaccinated Children As Patients? New Poll Suggests There Could Be ConsequencesShould pediatricians accept children who are not vaccinated as patients? A new poll suggests that doctors could lose many of their vaccinated patients if they do.
Seventh Case Of Measles Reported In Los Angeles CountyThe latest case is linked to four others that were documented last month.
Flu Season Is Here -- And So Are The Myths About VaccinesWill having a flu shot give you the flu?
Nearly 100 Students Ordered To Stay Home While Elementary School Deals With Chickenpox Outbreak"I personally believe that vaccines don't work" says parent Nikie DeRochas, " I think they are more dangerous than anything."
Measure To Repeal California Vaccine Law Won't Be On BallotProponents of an effort to repeal California's new stricter law requiring mandatory vaccines for schoolchildren failed to submit enough signatures to qualify a ballot initiative asking voters to repeal the law.
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.
Children's Hospital LA Shares Check List For Kids' Safe Return To SchoolThe 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.
California Assembly To Consider Bill Aimed At Boosting Vaccination RatesThe California Assembly is taking up a highly contested bill to boost vaccination rates in schools.
Vaccination Bill Stalls In SacramentoThe now-stalled measure would have prevented parents from seeking vaccine exemptions for their children because of religious or personal beliefs.
California Vaccine Bill Sparks Acidic Debate, Comparisons To Nazi GermanyA 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.
California Vaccine Requirement Bill Gets First Public DebateA 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.
Amid Measles Outbreak, Few Rules Exist Concerning Teacher VaccinationsWhile 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.
LA County Urges Vaccinations After Spike In Meningitis Cases Among Gay MenPublic 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.
OC Health Officials Warn Of Measles OutbreakThe Orange County Health Department held an emergency meeting Tuesday in response to an outbreak of measles.