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 […]
Two California lawmakers who want to make sure as many schoolkids as possible get immunized announced a new bill in Sacramento on Wednesday that would no longer allow parents to exempt their children from vaccines simply because it goes against their personal beliefs.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, a likely Republican candidate for president, said Monday that parents should have some choice on whether to vaccinate their children.
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.
Police are warning Marina residents of a dead skunk found in a city neighborhood that tested positive for rabies last week.
In a city with more dogs than children, San Franciscans can find it challenging to find a veterinarian when they need one.
The number of flu-related deaths in the Bay Area increased again on Monday, with four more deaths reported, according to health officials.
Health officials say flu season is off to its earliest start in nearly 10 years—and it could be a bad one.
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.
Many Bay Area parents are rushing to get their kids vaccinated against whooping cough in order to comply with a new state law.