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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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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

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Presenting ‘Both Sides’ Of Vaccine Debate Gets Tricky During KCBS Interview With ‘Age Of Autism’ Author

After weeks of listening to people revile the parents who don’t get their kids vaccinated, I thought it would be a good idea to ask the people who question the childhood vaccination program why they think the way they do.

02/05/2015

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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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Chris Christie Thinks Parents Should Have Choice In Vaccinating Their Kids

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.

02/02/2015

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Gates Foundation Donating $50 Million To Stanford For ‘New Generation Of Vaccines’

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation plans to give Stanford University $50 million over the next 10 years to help develop vaccines.

01/30/2015

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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

Daniela Chavarriaga holds her daughter, Emma Chavarriaga, as pediatrician Jose Rosa-Olivares, M.D. administers a measles vaccination. (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

‘Measles May Be Circulating Undetected’ Warn Santa Clara County Officials

County officials partnered with the Department of Education to send out a notice recommending that residents get vaccinated.

01/23/2015

Jennifer Simon (right) with her daughter Livia, who has been quarantined due to a measles outbreak. (CBS)

Over 30 Alameda County Children Put In Isolation Over Measles Outbreak

As the number of measles cases rise in California, more than 30 children in Alameda County have been put in isolation because of the outbreak.

01/23/2015

A nurse loads a syringe with a vaccine against hepatitis at a free immunization clinic for students before the start of the school year, in Lynwood, California August, 27, 2013. 
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Bay Area Health Officials Say Certain Demographics More At Risk After Disneyland Measles Outbreak

While county health officials in Alameda, Santa Clara and San Francisco aren’t seeing an increase in demand for the measles-mumps-rubella, or MMR, vaccine in the wake of the measles outbreak that began at Disneyland.

01/22/2015

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