Immunization

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University Of California To Mandate Measles Vaccines For Incoming Students

The University of California system announced Friday that it would soon require incoming students to receive vaccinations for measles and several other diseases, starting in 2017.

02/06/2015

Measles Vaccine Bottle

University Of California May Require Measles Vaccine For Admission In 2017

The University of California system may soon mandate incoming students to be vaccinated for several contagious diseases, including measles.

02/03/2015

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New Measles Cases Confirmed In Marin And San Mateo Counties

Health officials Friday evening announced that they have confirmed a third case of measles in San Mateo County, bringing the total new cases announced in the Bay Area Friday to three.

01/30/2015

Skin of a patient after 3 days of measles infection. (CDC)

PHOTOS: Children Infected With Measles

WARNING: Some of these photos might be unsuitable for children. Viewing discretion is advised.

01/30/2015

(CBS SF)

Marin Family Whose Leukemic Child Can’t Vaccinate Asks School To Require Immunization

A six-year-old boy in Marin County who’s been fighting cancer most of his life is facing a new threat to his health his family says he shouldn’t have to worry about. 

01/28/2015

Vaccination (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

More Marin Kids Immunized After Law Requiring Counseling For Anti-Vaccination Parents Takes Effect

A law that went into affect last year requires parents who don’t want their child to be vaccinated to have a conversation about immunization with a healthcare provider.

01/25/2015

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Northern California Kaiser Data Show Clusters Of Under-Immunization In Bay Area

A new study generated from Kaiser data shows high concentrations of unvaccinated children in Northern California.

01/19/2015

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Bay Area Private Schools Rank High In Vaccination Opt-Out Rates

Bay Area public health leaders are reacting to news that parents of private school children in California are more likely to opt out of vaccinations than parents of kids in public schools.

09/10/2012

(CBS)

California Whooping Cough Cases Drop Dramatically

State health officials are crediting extensive public outreach for a dramatic drop in whooping cough cases last year, after a deadly year in 2010.

01/24/2012