Santa Clara County Reports First Flu Death Of SeasonThe Santa Clara County Public Health Department announced Friday the county's first flu death of the 2016-17 season and is encouraging residents to get a flu vaccine if they have not already gotten one.
Trump Names Vaccination Skeptic RFK Jr. To Vaccine Safety CommissionRobert F. Kennedy Jr, a vocal vaccination skeptic, says President-elect Donald Trump has asked him to chair a commission on vaccine safety.
Demand For Flu Shots Up After CDC Says No To Nasal Mist VaccinationsDemand for flu shots may be higher this year because the popular flu mist is no longer being recommended by the Centers for Disease Control.
Back-To-School Vaccine Time Has Bay Area Pediatrician's Offices HoppingPediatricians’ offices are hopping as school starts next week in San Francisco and in Palo Alto, with other districts following close behind.
Parents Sue To Overturn California’s New Vaccine RequirementsA lawsuit has been filed seeking to overturn California's strict new law requiring mandatory vaccines for school children.
Vaccine Law Opponents Cleared To Start Recall Of SenatorOpponents of California's new vaccine law have been cleared to begin collecting signatures to recall the legislation's author.
California Vaccine Law Opponents Cleared To Gather Signatures For Measure To RepealCalifornia's secretary of state says the proponents of a ballot measure to repeal the state's new mandatory vaccination law can begin collecting signatures for their effort.
Parents Protest Against Vaccine Law At Golden Gate Bridge; Vow To Overturn It In 2016Over a hundred parents with their children marched across the Golden Gate Bridge to protest California's new mandatory vaccine law.
Gov. Brown Signs Strict Vaccine Legislation For California SchoolsThe governor of California has signed a contentious bill to impose one of the strictest school vaccination laws in the country.
California Lawmakers Pass Strict School Vaccination Bill; Legislation Headed To GovernorA 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.
Federal Panel Leaves 2 New Meningitis Vaccines For Teens Up To Parents, DoctorsA federal panel has given a weak endorsement to two expensive new meningitis shots, declining to recommend the vaccines for all teens and leaving the decision to parents and doctors.
Lawmaker Against California Vaccine Bill SB277 Makes Comparison To Internment CampsA Central Valley assemblyman blasted a controversial vaccine bill, saying unvaccinated children who would be forced to be home-schooled might feel like they’re in “internment camps.”