Measles

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Vaccine Law Opponents Cleared To Start Recall Of Senator

Opponents of California’s new vaccine law have been cleared to begin collecting signatures to recall the legislation’s author.

07/29/2015

Protesters

Parents Protest Against Vaccine Law At Golden Gate Bridge; Vow To Overturn It In 2016

Over a hundred parents with their children marched across the Golden Gate Bridge to protest California’s new mandatory vaccine law.

07/03/2015

Skin of a patient after 3 days of measles infection. (CDC/ Heinz F. Eichenwald, MD)

1st U.S. Measles Death In 12 Years Reported In Washington State

For the first time in 12 years, a person in the U.S. has died from the measles, health officials said.

07/02/2015

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Gov. Brown Signs Strict Vaccine Legislation For California Schools

The governor of California has signed a contentious bill to impose one of the strictest school vaccination laws in the country.

06/30/2015

Measles Vaccine Bottle

California Lawmakers Pass Strict School Vaccination Bill; Legislation Headed To Governor

A controversial bill that makes it harder for parents to opt out of childhood vaccinations faces one more vote in the state legislature Monday before California’s Gov. Brown weighs in.

06/29/2015

A pharmacist admisters a flu vaccine. (Mario Tama/Getty Images)

California Assembly Passes Strict School Vaccination Bill; Awaits Gov. Brown Signature

California’s Assembly has approved a hotly contested bill requiring that nearly all public schoolchildren be vaccinated, ending personal belief and religious exemptions.

06/25/2015

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State Senate Approves Controversial School Vaccination Bill

The bill would prohibit parents from seeking vaccine exemptions for their children because of religious or personal beliefs. It is now headed to the Assembly.

05/14/2015

Vaccination

Proposed Law To Require Vaccination For Schoolchildren Faces Long Slog Through Legislature

California lawmakers will take another vote on a controversial bill that would force most children in the state to get recommended vaccinations before they are allowed to attend public schools

04/19/2015

Disneyland Photo Credit: Randy Yagi

Disney-Linked Measles Outbreak Soon To Be Over In California

A measles outbreak that began at Disneyland and reignited debate about vaccinations is nearing an end.

04/17/2015

Pertussis Vaccine

California Mandatory School Vaccination Bill Stalls Amid Angry Debate

A California vaccination bill that has generated intense debates pitting personal rights against public health stalled in the state Senate Wednesday, with lawmakers saying it could unconstitutionally deprive unvaccinated children of an adequate education by barring them from schools.

04/15/2015

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