Nevada County Measles Case Shutters School In Area With Low Vaccination RatesThe school will reopen on Wednesday, but only for students who have been vaccinated. School officials will be checking records before students go inside. Students who have not been vaccinated will not be allowed back until at least April 8.
Parents Let Their Voices Be Heard At Capitol On Vaccination BillCalifornia lawmakers are hearing renewed discussions on a bill that would prevent parents from seeking vaccination exemptions for their children because of religious or personal beliefs.
Anti-Vaccine Crowd Protests California's Mandatory Vaccination Bill At Capitol“We believe that God gave us the ability to heal from within and he gave us all the tools to heal naturally so we're willing to risk a childhood illness over risking something more serious like autism,” Trisha Wimbs said.
California Lawmaker Wants All Day Care Workers To Be VaccinatedA California lawmaker wants to require all day care and pre-school workers to get vaccinated in the wake of a measles outbreak.
California Lawmakers Aim To Cut Vaccine Exemptions For Personal BeliefTwo California state lawmakers are seeking to strengthen California's vaccine laws by eliminating an exemption based on personal beliefs.
Two New Measles Cases Reported In Marin CountyTwo new cases of measles popped up overnight in Marin County. Health officials say the patients are siblings and were not vaccinated.
Frequently Asked Questions About MeaslesWith the recent measles outbreak at Disneyland, many people have had questions about the spread of measles in the U.S. Here are some the most frequently asked questions the CDC has received about the disease.
People Not Vaccinated For Measles Urged To Avoid DisneylandCalifornia health officials issue the warning after measles outbreaks reported at Disney's Southern California theme parks.
24 Unvaccinated SoCal Students Told To Stay Home After Another Student Contracts MeaslesPublic health officials say 24 unvaccinated students have been sent home from an Orange County high school because of the risk a student infected with measles exposed others to the highly contagious respiratory illness.
Measles Outbreak: To Vaccinate Or Not VaccinateWith the potential to affect thousands, the recent outbreak of measles in the U.S. has placed a spotlight on a debate that’s raged for years.
Yolo County Officials Perplexed By Unusual Spike In Whooping Cough CasesDr. Constance Caldwell with the Yolo County Health Department is puzzled by the spike, because nearly 95 percent of kids in Yolo County public schools are vaccinated.
Oregon Officials Hope New Law Leads To More Child VaccinationsOregon leads the nation in the percentage of kids entering kindergarten with non-medical waivers for one or more vaccinations. State health officials hope a law taking effect March 1 changes that by requiring parents to get the facts before opting out.