California 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.
“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.
A California lawmaker wants to require all day care and pre-school workers to get vaccinated in the wake of a measles outbreak.
Two California state lawmakers are seeking to strengthen California’s vaccine laws by eliminating an exemption based on personal beliefs.
Two new cases of measles popped up overnight in Marin County. Health officials say the patients are siblings and were not vaccinated.
With 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.
California health officials issue the warning after measles outbreaks reported at Disney’s Southern California theme parks.
Public 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.
With 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.
Dr. 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 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.
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