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Hundreds Of Berkeley Diners Possibly Exposed To Measles

A person infected with measles who ate at a Berkeley restaurant may have exposed hundreds of fellow diners to the virus.

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Passengers at the Embarcadero BART station in San Francisco after a bomb scare at West Oakland shut down service on August 5, 2014. (Carlos Castaneda / CBS)

BART Riders Warned Of Possible New Measles Exposure From Infected Passenger

BART riders may have been exposed to measles when an infected San Mateo County resident commuted last week from the Peninsula to San Francisco.

02/26/2015

His family says 6-year-old Rhett Krawitt's immune system can't handle a measles vaccine so he needs his schoolmates at Reed Elementary in Tiburon to be immunized. (CBS)

Marin Dad, 21,000 Petition Signatures Head To Sacramento To Demand Mandatory Measles Vaccines

A Marin is among parents due to deliver more than 21,000 signatures demanding the mandatory measles vaccines in California public schools.

02/25/2015

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Law Requiring California Parents To Vaccinate Their Children Likely To Pass

Last Thursday, a state law was introduced that would eliminate the “personal belief” exception to California’s vaccination law. Political analyst Melissa Griffin Caen has more on the proposed law.

02/23/2015

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

California Teachers Not Subject To Same Vaccinations Rules As Students

SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS) — There’s a big push to get more California students vaccinated against measles and other diseases but different rules apply to their teachers as it is left up to individual school districts […]

02/19/2015

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BART Measles Scare Raises More Vaccination Concerns And Questions About Who’s Most Susceptible

This week’s warning sent out to BART riders that they may have been exposed to measles is raising more questions about vaccinations and who is most susceptible to the highly-contagious disease.

02/12/2015

A platform at MacArthur BART station is crowded with passengers bound for San Francisco, January 14, 2015. (CBS SF)

BART Riders Exposed To Measles From Infected LinkedIn Employee During Morning, Evening Commutes

Bay Area Rapid Transit riders may have been exposed to measles last week from a passenger traveling between the East Bay and San Francisco, according to public health officials.

02/11/2015

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Could I Get The Measles As A Vaccinated Adult?

The measles vaccine you received as a child might not be enough to protect you from the disease as an adult, according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention.

02/11/2015

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‘I Give A Damn!’ – Leukemic Marin 1st Grader Pleads For Ban On Unvaccinated Children In Schools

A first grader with Leukemia plead with school board members in Tiburon Tuesday night to get all children vaccinated against the measles.

02/11/2015

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Stanford Researchers Seeking A New Generation Of Vaccines Amid Measles Outbreak

Amid the measles outbreak, vaccines are a hot topic and this week KCBS Indepth talks with Dr. Mark Davis, who is the director of Stanford’s Institute for Immunity, Transplantation and Infection, who says researchers are trying to better understand vaccines and create new ones.

02/09/2015

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