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  • L.A. Unified tracks measles shots, reports higher vaccination levels

    L.A. Unified tracks measles shots, reports higher vaccination levels
    Los Angeles school officials have launched an effort to increase and document the percentage of young children who've been vaccinated against measles, including hiring 10 nurses on a temporary basis. The plan, presented before members of the Los Angeles...
  • Disneyland measles outbreak: Virus is identical to type found in Philippines

    As California health officials search for the origins of the Disneyland measles outbreak, some of their detective work is pointing to the Philippines. This measles virus shares the same genetic material as the type most commonly found in the...
  • Amid measles outbreak, few rules on teacher vaccinations

    While much of the attention in the ongoing measles outbreak has focused on student vaccination requirements and exemptions, less attention has been paid to another group in the nation's classrooms: Teachers and staff members, who, by and large, are not...
  • Washington state panel mulls bill to trim vaccine exemptions

    Personal or philosophical opposition to vaccines would not be an authorized exemption for the parents of school-age children under a measure that received a public hearing before a House committee on Tuesday, drawing at least two dozen opponents to the...
  • Tri-Cities schools encourage vaccination in light of measles concerns

    Tri-Cities schools encourage vaccination in light of measles concerns
    Tri-Cities school districts are using education as their main weapon against Illinois' recent measles outbreak. Officials are sending out email blasts to parents and posting health department recommendations on their websites. But district officials say...
  • Vaccination rates in Central Florida leave students exposed

    Vaccination rates in Central Florida leave students exposed
    Schools are a potential hot spot for the spread of contagious illnesses such as measles. But in Central Florida, most counties aren't reaching the optimal minimum of kindergartners fully vaccinated, state records show. In Central Florida, only Lake...
  • DC health officials confirm 2nd case of measles

    Health officials in Washington say they've confirmed a second case of measles in the city. The District of Columbia Department of Health confirmed 2015's the second case of measles on Tuesday. Officials say the city's second case of the disease is not...
  • Measles concerns getting closer to Fox Valley

    Measles concerns getting closer to Fox Valley
    I'll be the first to admit parents can be their kids' own worst enemies. We all do stupid things as protectors of the innocent. We may be Mama Tigers and Papa Bears. But first and foremost, we are human. Still, there are things moms and dads do in the...
  • California measles outbreak spreads to Canada

    Ten measles cases in Canada stem from a visit to Disneyland, health officials announced Wednesday, meaning the California-centered measles outbreak has spread to yet another country. The 10 patients live in Quebec’s Lanaudiere region, and none had...
  • Fears of measles crossing southern border into U.S. are unfounded

    Fears of measles crossing southern border into U.S. are unfounded
    Conservative radio commentator Rush Limbaugh and others have blamed the current measles outbreak on children illegally crossing the southern border of the U.S. "Children sick, healthy, you name it — poor, ill-educated, just tens of thousands of...
  • Editorials from around Ohio

    Excerpts of recent editorials of statewide and national interest from Ohio newspapers: The (Youngstown) Vindicator, Feb. 16 Distressing data on Ohio's rock- bottom ranking for measles-vaccination rates for toddlers should serve as a wake-up call for...