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  • 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...
  • Disney-linked measles outbreak soon to be over in California

    A measles outbreak that began at Disneyland and reignited debate about vaccinations is nearing an end. The outbreak will be declared over in California on Friday if no new cases pop up, according to the California Department of Public Health. Disease...
  • California vaccine bill stalls; will come back next week

    A California vaccination bill that has generated intense debates pitting personal rights against public health stalled in the state Senate Wednesday, with lawmakers saying it could unconstitutionally deprive unvaccinated children of an adequate...
  • Large measles outbreak traced to Disneyland is declared over

    California health authorities on Friday declared an end to a large measles outbreak that started at Disneyland and triggered a national debate about vaccinations. Disease detectives for months raced to contain the highly contagious disease, which...
  • Disney measles outbreak that sparked vaccination debate ends

    An outbreak of measles that popped up at Disneyland in late December soon spread to six other U.S. states, Mexico and Canada. Health officials suspect an infected traveler, who caught the virus overseas, visited the theme park and exposed others. The...
  • Disneyland measles outbreak declared over

    Disneyland measles outbreak declared over
    California health officials have declared an end to the large measles outbreak that originated at Disneyland in December. They said Friday that no new infections have surfaced. The outbreak, which sickened 131 people in California, spread beyond the...
  • Measles outbreak centered at Disneyland may be declared over Friday

    Measles outbreak centered at Disneyland may be declared over Friday
    The measles outbreak that started in Disneyland and reached beyond U.S. borders, sparking a national debate on the merits of vaccinations, could be declared over Friday if no new cases are reported, state health officials said. Since December, 134...
  • First local case of measles confirmed in 6-year-old in St. Lucie County

    First local case of measles confirmed in 6-year-old in St. Lucie County
    The Florida Department of Health has confirmed the first local case of measles in an unvaccinated 6-year-old in St. Lucie County. The school district superintendent has been notified and is working with staff to limit any potential exposure, according...
  • Health officials: Measles case confirmed in St. Lucie County

    Health officials have confirmed that an unvaccinated 6-year-old in St. Lucie County has measles. The Palm Beach Post (http://pbpo.st/1HwJmhV ) reports the Florida Department of Health is working with the St. Lucie County School District to inform parents...
  • Washington state school district gets tough about vaccines

    Spokane school district officials on Monday removed from class 143 students who could not prove they had legally required vaccinations. More than 700 students in the state's second-largest district lack complete vaccination documents, so that number...