Student Who Sued Over Chickenpox Vaccine Comes Down With ChickenpoxThe high school senior who went to court after he was barred from playing basketball because he wasn’t vaccinated against chickenpox has come down with the illness, his lawyer said Tuesday.
U.S. Measles Cases Hit Highest Mark In 25 YearsMeasles in the U.S. has climbed to its highest level in 25 years, closing in on 700 cases this year in a resurgence largely attributed to misinformation that is turning parents against vaccines.
Amid Measles Outbreaks, California May Toughen Immunization RulesCalifornia may give state public health officials instead of local doctors the power to decide which children shouldn't be vaccinated before attending school.
Anti-Vax Parents Using Medical Exemptions To Avoid VaccinesParents opposed to vaccines in California are managing to get around a tough, new law.
California Children Face New Vaccine Requirements For New School YearUnder a new California law, all children must be vaccinated for the incoming school year, regardless of their parents’ personal or religious beliefs.
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.
1st U.S. Measles Death In 12 Years Reported In Washington StateFor the first time in 12 years, a person in the U.S. has died from the measles, health officials said.
California Assembly Passes Strict School Vaccination Bill; Awaits Gov. Brown SignatureCalifornia's Assembly has approved a hotly contested bill requiring that nearly all public schoolchildren be vaccinated, ending personal belief and religious exemptions.
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.”
Elmo, U.S. Surgeon General Urge Children To Get Their VaccinationsThe U.S. Surgeon General has teamed up with Elmo from Sesame Street to appeal to children directly about getting vaccinated.
Disney-Linked Measles Outbreak Soon To Be Over In CaliforniaA measles outbreak that began at Disneyland and reignited debate about vaccinations is nearing an end.