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  • Measles outbreak: Confirmed case at Cal State Channel Islands

    Cal State Channel Islands officials confirmed Friday that a student living off campus has been diagnosed with measles.   University officials urged students who think they may have been exposed to get vaccinated. Free measles vaccines will be...
  • Possible measles case being investigated in Baltimore

    Possible measles case being investigated in Baltimore
    The Baltimore Health Department is investigating a possible measles case in a 12-month-old child — which could be the first documented case in the city in the last decade. Health officials said they were acting "out of an abundance of caution,"...
  • Measles outbreak casts spotlight on anti-vaccine movement

    A major measles outbreak traced to Disneyland has brought criticism down on the small but vocal movement among parents to opt out of vaccinations for their children. In a rash of cases that public health officials are rushing to contain, at least 70...
  • California measles outbreak expands to 78 cases; more likely

    The measles outbreak centered in California continues to expand, with officials now confirming 78 cases of the illness in seven states and Mexico. The California Department of Public Health said there are now 68 cases in the state – 48 that have...
  • Apodaca: Educated parents should know better and vaccinate

    Will those parents who continue to withhold vaccinations for their children now please, please, please wake up? The recent measles outbreak must at least give pause to those who harbor misguided beliefs about vaccinations. For here in recent weeks we...
  • As California measles outbreak hits 78, vaccination issue takes on new prominence

    Fewer California parents opted out of vaccinations for their children entering kindergarten last year following the adoption of a law that makes it harder to go without the shots, state figures show. The issue has taken new prominence as California deals...
  • Health officials confirm Michigan measles case

    Health officials confirm Michigan measles case
    State health officials have confirmed the first reported case of measles in Michigan this year and say it may be associated with a recent outbreak at California's Disneyland theme park. Department of Community Health spokeswoman Jennifer Smith says...
  • Measles outbreak: New law partly behind Laguna's drop in vaccine exemptions

    Measles outbreak: New law partly behind Laguna's drop in vaccine exemptions
    A new California law and the lingering effects of last year's measles outbreak are likely behind the drop in personal belief vaccination waivers between 2013 and 2014 in the Laguna Beach Unified School District. The rate of vaccine waivers due to a...
  • The grim reality of growing up unvaccinated

    The grim reality of growing up unvaccinated
    To the editor: I was born in 1946. There were smallpox and polio vaccines in the 1950s, but I can't remember any others. I lived in the English countryside, with fresh air and loving parents. ("As Disneyland measles outbreak spreads, O.C. bars students...
  • Fewer California parents refuse to vaccinate children

    Fewer California parents refuse to vaccinate children
    The number of California parents who cite personal beliefs in refusing to vaccinate their kindergartners dropped in 2014 for the first time in a dozen years, according to a Times data analysis. The shift came amid rising alarm over the number of...
  • Measles outbreak at Disneyland prompts warning

    Measles outbreak at Disneyland prompts warning
    An outbreak of measles in California, including 59 cases -- 42 of which have been linked to exposure in Disneyland -- has prompted the nation's leading pediatric group to urge parents to get their children vaccinated.  “A family vacation to an...