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  • California caves to vaccination deniers

    California caves to vaccination deniers
    To the editor: Any scheme that allows religion-based exemptions to state-mandated vaccinations of children will doom many public schools to low immunity levels that risk disease outbreaks like the measles scare that originated at Disneyland last year. ("California's measles outbreak is over, but vaccine fight continues," April 17)
  • Florida confirms measles in 2 unvaccinated adults

    Florida confirms measles in 2 unvaccinated adults
    Florida's Department of Health has confirmed two cases of measles in two unvaccinated adults in Indian River County. Officials said Sunday that both patients live in the same household. One acquired measles internationally, and the second acquired the...

    Florida confirms measles in 2 unvaccinated adults

    Florida's Department of Health has confirmed two cases of measles in two unvaccinated adults in Indian River County. Officials said Sunday that both patients live in the same household. One acquired measles internationally, and the second acquired the...

    California vaccine legislation spurs legal debate over right to education

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. �� California's Constitution spells out the right to a free public education, and lawmakers have fortified that guarantee over the years by safeguarding students against discrimination and inequality in the classroom....

    California's measles outbreak is over, but vaccine fight continues

    California's measles outbreak is over, but vaccine fight continues
    California officials on Friday declared the end of the Disneyland measles outbreak, but the political battle over immunization that it sparked continues to rage on. In announcing that the health scare had passed, state medical authorities warned that...