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  • Measles cases turn attention to bounty of childhood vaccines

    CHICAGO (AP) — Measles is in the news, but it's just one of more than a dozen preventable — and sometimes forgotten — diseases targeted by vaccines for children. Most immunizations start in infancy and some include multiple doses...
  • UC will require measles vaccination for incoming students

    UC will require measles vaccination for incoming students
    As the Disneyland measles outbreak continues to spread, the University of California announced Friday that it would require incoming students to be vaccinated for the measles as well as other diseases. The move comes as the nation is dealing with an...
  • Vaccination, bears, and ACA: Letters

    Vaccination, bears, and ACA: Letters
    The vaccination decision The question about the measles, mumps and rubella vaccine for children has more to do with who should be responsible for administering it, if at all, than its degree of effectiveness in combating outbreaks of those maladies....
  • Protecting kids from measles -- and scientifically inept politicians

    Protecting kids from measles -- and scientifically inept politicians
    To the editor: It has been reported that Gov. Chris Christie of New Jersey believes parents should have some choice about vaccinating their children and that Rep. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) believes vaccines should be voluntary. Both of these statements by...
  • Ignorance in action

    It may have been Goethe who said there is nothing so frightening as ignorance in action, and it certainly has been active of late, especially when it comes to vaccinating kids against diseases that once killed and crippled and scarred and generally...
  • Pay heed to the experts: Vaccinate your kids: Editorial

    Pay heed to the experts: Vaccinate your kids: Editorial
    If there were any shred of reasonable doubt remaining about the wisdom of vaccinating children against measles, the nation's top doctor banished it during a visit this week to Orlando. "If you're not immunized and you're in a room with someone who has...
  • Southland school officials wary of measles outbreak

    The likelihood of the growing measles epidemic spreading to the Southland is "significant" because of the disease's highly infectious nature, according to Stephen Sokalski, chief of infectious diseases and epidemiology at Christ Medical Center in Oak...
  • From young cancer patient's parents, a special plea to vaccinate

    From young cancer patient's parents, a special plea to vaccinate
    When I walked through the door of Carl and Jodi Krawitt's well-appointed hillside home the other day, I could tell their 6-year-old son Rhett was not super happy to see me. I'd interrupted him as he was getting ready for a swimming lesson. It was easy...
  • Anti-vaccination update: How the measles crisis struck Disneyland

    Anti-vaccination update: How the measles crisis struck Disneyland
    As many as 12 measles cases have been connected to visits to Disneyland or Disney's California Adventure Park, California public health authorities say--including at least six occurring in people who were unvaccinated for the disease. Among them were...
  • Measles case: Unvaccinated students barred from H.B. High till Jan. 29

    Measles case: Unvaccinated students barred from H.B. High till Jan. 29
    Students at Huntington Beach High School who have not been vaccinated for measles are being kept out of school until Jan. 29 after a student tested positive for the contagious virus, the Orange County Health Care Agency said Monday. The male student...
  • O.C. measles cases reach 16

    O.C. measles cases reach 16
    Orange County's measles outbreak continues to grow, with 16 cases confirmed by the county Health Care Agency. That includes five cases added Friday. Ten people are believed to have been infected after visiting Disneyland and Disney California...