Facebook Announces Ban On Anti-Vaccination Ads But Not PostsFacebook announced Tuesday that it plans to ban ads on its platform that discourage vaccinations — with an exception carved out for ads about government vaccine policies and non-boosted posts.
First Flu-Related Deaths Reported In Marin CountyMarin County public health officials reported the first two flu-related deaths this flu season in a news release on Tuesday.
Pet Owners Urged to Vaccinate Dogs Against DistemperA potential threat to Bay Area pets is spreading among wild animals, leading local veterinarians to tell dog owners it is good time to double-check vaccination records.
Newsom Signs Bills Limiting Vaccine Exemptions Amid Protests At CapitolCalifornia Gov. Gavin Newsom signed bills Monday to crack down on doctors who write fraudulent medical exemptions for school children's vaccinations.
California Assembly Committee Backs Tougher Rules For Vaccine ExemptionsA California Assembly committee backed new rules for vaccination exemptions on Thursday following a raucous, hours-long hearing.
Newsom, Lawmaker Reach Compromise On Tougher Vaccine Rules California Gov. Gavin Newsom and a state lawmaker have reached a compromise on legislation aimed at cracking down on fraudulent medical exemptions for vaccinations.
Tougher Vaccine Rules Advance In California LegislatureCalifornia lawmakers have advanced tougher rules for vaccinations even as opponents shouted "we will not comply" from the Senate gallery.
Medical Exemptions Keep Vaccination Rates Low at Some Bay Area SchoolsAt several Bay Area schools, rates of vaccination among last year’s kindergartners is quite low, owing in part to medical exemptions.
Livermore Restaurant Patrons Possibly Exposed To MeaslesAlameda County health officials are urging people who were at a Livermore restaurant Saturday night and are more at risk of contracting measles to get in touch with their doctor no later than Friday.
Marin Kindergarten Vaccination Rate Highest In 5 YearsKindergarten immunization rates in Marin County are the highest they have been since 2011-2012, but there also has been an increase in parents seeking medical exemptions to immunization, county officials said Wednesday.
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.
Northern Nevada Horses Test Positive For West Nile VirusOfficials say six horses in northern Nevada have tested positive for West Nile Virus.
Federal Judge Refuses To Block State School Vaccination LawA federal judge won't immediately block a California law that requires all schoolchildren to be vaccinated and is one of the strictest in the nation for eliminating exemptions based on religious and personal beliefs.
Hundreds Of CA Children Sent Home On First Day Of School Due To New Vaccination LawScores of California students will be sent home on their first day of school because of a new vaccine law that took effect this year.
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.