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Health officials Friday evening announced that they have confirmed a third case of measles in San Mateo County, bringing the tota...
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84% Of Kindergartners Not Up-To-Date On Vaccines At A Marin School, Majority Of Students Unprotected At Many Private Schools
The Bay Area is home to pockets of unvaccinated school children numbering in the thousands, according to data from the California Department of Public Health, and Marin public schools showed some of the lowest vaccination rates in the state with many private religious and Waldorf schools reporting a majority of students not up to date on vaccines.
The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation plans to give Stanford University $50 million over the next 10 years to help develop vaccines.
Kaiser Permanente confirms that a patient admitted to their facility in South Sacramento is being tested for the Ebola virus.
A patient at the UC Davis Medical Center suspected of having the Ebola virus has tested negative, officials said.
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Health officials say the patients are siblings who were unvaccinated and became infected outside the county.
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