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  • Health officials perplexed by vaccination skeptics

    Certain that they are right, struggling to find ways to get their message across, public health officials are exasperated by their inability to persuade more U.S. parents to vaccinate their children. "I think we're all kind of frustrated," said Stephen...
  • Measles vaccination clinics announced in Palatine

    Health officials have set up two vaccination clinics for people in Chicago's northwest suburbs who may have been exposed to measles. The Cook County Department of Public Health announced Monday it will hold clinics Friday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and...
  • Vaccination opponents protest bill from Allentown's Rep. Schlossberg

     Vaccination opponents protest bill from Allentown's Rep. Schlossberg
    HARRISBURG -- A news conference in support of an Allentown legislator's pro-vaccination legislation attracted more than a dozen protesters Monday arguing that the bill infringes upon their civil liberties. State Rep. Mike Schlossberg, D-Lehigh, and...
  • Free measles vaccines to be offered in Palatine

    The Cook County Department of Public Health will offer free measles vaccines in Palatine to anyone who might have been exposed to the virus or who does not know their vaccination status. Public health officials said in a news release that measles might...
  • Cook County offering free measles vaccinations in Palatine

    Cook County offering free measles vaccinations in Palatine
    The Cook County Department of Public Health is offering free measles vaccinations Friday and March 10 in Palatine. The vaccination clinic will be held at All Saints Lutheran Church at 630 S. Quentin Road in Palatine from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday and 11...
  • Most students in Wheaton, Glen Ellyn schools vaccinated for measles

    Most students in Wheaton, Glen Ellyn schools vaccinated for measles
    High percentages of public school students in Wheaton and Glen Ellyn have been vaccinated against measles, according to recent data, but a pocket of children remain unvaccinated because of religious and medical exemptions. Glenbard Township High...
  • Downers Grove schools report high vaccination rates

    Downers Grove schools report high vaccination rates
    Downers Grove Grade School District 58 reports that almost 100 percent of its students are vaccinated against various illnesses in the district of about 5,000 students. But more students have cited religious reasons for not being vaccinated this year...
  • Survey: Parents increasingly ask doctors to delay vaccines

    Parents have increasingly pressured doctors to delay vaccines for young children, making their kids and others vulnerable to preventable diseases, a study suggests. The findings are in a national survey of pediatricians and family doctors asked about...
  • State officials say 15th case of measles reported in Cook County

    State officials say 15th case of measles reported in Cook County
    The 15th case of measles has been confirmed in Illinois, public health officials said. The most recent case was confirmed Wednesday, according to Melaney Arnold, a spokeswoman for the Illinois Department of Public Health. The latest case involves an...
  • Measles outbreak: 156 cases, possible exposure in Berkeley restaurant

    Measles outbreak: 156 cases, possible exposure in Berkeley restaurant
    Health officials are on alert after an adult with measles went to a Berkeley restaurant last Friday, as the number of cases in the California-centered measles outbreak climbed to at least 156 patients across eight states, Canada and Mexico. Those who...
  • Outbreak causes vaccination debate to heat up

    Outbreak causes vaccination debate to heat up
    Debating vaccination requirements isn’t new, but panic over the recent measles outbreak has triggered heated arguments and plenty of fresh questions. This issue goes beyond social media rants and false claims. So, what’s the real deal with...