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  • 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...
  • Bill would reduce vaccine exemptions in Pennsylvania

    Bill would reduce vaccine exemptions in Pennsylvania
    Seizing upon a national debate over vaccinating children, Lehigh Valley legislator Mike Schlossberg is proposing a bill that would limit the exceptions parents can claim to avoid immunizations for their kids. The legislation, which the Lehigh County...
  • Should certain companies require employees to be vaccinated?

    The measles outbreak at a KinderCare day care center in Palatine and a separate case involving a student at Elgin Community College has raised questions for employers of all kinds looking to maintain a safe and healthy workplace. KinderCare changed its...
  • Vaccine opposition has ebbed and flowed over centuries

    They're considered one of mankind's greatest medical achievements, yet people have balked at vaccines almost since the time of the first vaccination — in 1796, when an English country doctor named Edward Jenner inoculated an 8-year-old boy against...
  • 5 facts about the measles from Lehigh Valley Health Network pediatrician

    5 facts about the measles from Lehigh Valley Health Network pediatrician
    More than 140 people in 14 states, including Pennsylvania, have contracted measles so far this year, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. In 2014, 644 people in the United States were reported as having measles, the greatest...
  • There is no other side to the vaccine debate

    There is no other side to the vaccine debate
    Are you at risk to get the measles? Are your kids? Duh, yes — if you are not vaccinated! Commuters on San Francisco's Bay Area Rapid Transit system were exposed to measles last week when an East Bay resident with the disease rode a BART train to...
  • Speak out: Reader thanks crews who cleared snow from Elgin streets

    Editor's Note: Speak Out is a reader-generated column of opinions. If you see something you disagree with or think is incorrect, please tell us! Call us at (312) 222-2460 or email beaconnews@tribpub.com. Please include "speak out" in the subject line....
  • Should certain companies require employees to be vaccinated?

     Should certain companies require employees to be vaccinated?
    The measles outbreak at a KinderCare day care center in Palatine and a separate case involving a student at Elgin Community College has raised questions for employers of all kinds looking to maintain a safe and healthy workplace. KinderCare changed its...
  • Kane Health Department mobilizing 200 doses of MMR vaccination at ECC

    Kane Health Department mobilizing 200 doses of MMR vaccination at ECC
    The Kane County Health Department is offering 200 doses of vaccines to Elgin Community College students, faculty and staff who may have come in contact with a student diagnosed with measles. The student was diagnosed last week by Cook County Health...
  • Mississippi sticking with its childhood vaccination law

    Amid concerns about a measles outbreak in other states, Mississippi is sticking with its childhood vaccination law, which is one of the strongest in the country. A bill that would have weakened the law died Thursday because a chairman chose not to...