California Lawmaker, Gov. Newsom Reach Deal On Vaccine BillThe author of a hot-button California bill limiting medical exemptions for vaccinations on Friday accepted Gov. Gavin Newsom's last-minute demand for additional changes, setting up a final series of votes before lawmakers adjourn for the year next week.
Lawmakers Approve Bill Targeting Doctors' Vaccine Exemptions; Newsom Seeks ChangesCalifornia lawmakers sent Gov. Gavin Newsom a measure designed to crack down on doctors who sell fraudulent medical exemptions for vaccinations on Wednesday, even as Newsom sought last-minute changes.
Facebook Debuts Vaccine Pop-Up Windows To Stop Spread Of MisinformationA new feature is rolling out on Facebook and Instagram to combat the spread of anti-vaccine misinformation.
Lawmaker Shoved By Anti-Vaccine Protester Says Facebook Should Remove VideoA California state senator is criticizing Facebook for refusing to remove a video of an anti-vaccine protester shoving him in the back.
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.
SF Anti-Vaccine Doctor Accused Of Using At-Home DNA Tests To Get Kids ExemptionsA doctor in San Francisco is under investigation for allegedly providing medical exemptions to get kids out of receiving vaccinations with an at-home genetics test.
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.