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  • Bill Sets New Hurdle For Parents Refusing To Vaccinate Their Children

    Bill Sets New Hurdle For Parents Refusing To Vaccinate Their Children
    State legislators are poised to place an additional hurdle in front of parents who seek to prevent their children from being vaccinated for religious reasons.
  • International attendee at area conference had measles

    State health officials say an international attendee at a conference in central Florida last week was infected with measles. The Florida Department of Heath said Thursday that the person stayed at the Gaylord Palms Resort and Convention Center on March...

    Recent Kissimmee visitor had measles

    Recent Kissimmee visitor had measles
    An adult international traveler who attended a conference in Kissimmee had measles, the Florida Department of Health confirmed Thursday. The person stayed at the Gaylord Palms Resort and Convention Center March 16-17. The traveler spent most of the time...

    A vaccine denier bet $100,000 the measles virus 'doesn't exist.' He lost.

    A vaccine denier bet $100,000 the measles virus 'doesn't exist.' He lost.
    Stefan Lanka is a German biologist with a long history of pseudoscientific outbursts, including a denial that the human immunodeficiency virus, or HIV, "exists at all."  In November 2011 he put his money where his mouth is by offering 100,000 euros...

    On Washington state island, families divided about high unvaccinated rate

    SEATTLE Every few years stories appear about Vashon Island, a woody community about an hour southwest of the city, and its high percentage of unvaccinated kids. It happened again a few weeks ago in the wake of reports of measles outbreaks nationwide....