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.
New State Law Requiring Vaccinations For Schoolchildren Takes EffectA tough new state law on childhood vaccinations, aimed at protecting students from dangerous diseases, means parents who are suspicious of vaccines are losing some options.
Kids To Feel Flu Shot Sting After CDC Says Nasal Spray Vaccine Shouldn't Be UsedMany kids around the U.S. will have to feel the sting of the flu shot this fall after a CDC advisory committee voted that the nasal spray vaccine mist should not be used in the upcoming season.
Mark Zuckerberg Sparks Vaccination Controversy With Picture Of Daughter In Doctor's OfficeWhile the debate over vaccinations rages on, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg made it clear which side he’s on by sharing a picture of him and his daughter waiting in a doctor’s office so she can get her shots.