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KWCH 12 Eyewitness NewsFinney County Health Department has confirmed two additional cases of measles, bringing the total confirmed to six. All those at risk for the disease are being contacted and the investigation is ongoing. Measles is a respiratory disease caused by a...
KWCH 12 Eyewitness NewsA committee in the Kansas legislature is now looking at a bill on whether immunizations should be required for children in Kansas. House Bill 2094 would add a parent's personal beliefs to the list of childhood immunization exemptions. The current list of...
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Noblesville Schools announced Monday that they have received a report of a student with a possible case of measles. The announcement came after health officials confirmed 10 cases have been reported in Boone and Hamilton Counties. The outbreak follows...
firstname.lastname@example.orgHagerstown residents offered mixed reactions Tuesday when asked their opinion of whether children should be exempt from certain vaccines. A report by The Associated Press said a growing number of youngsters were skipping school shots in more than half...
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Q13 FOX News reporterBy the time most kids start kindergarten, they will have received more than 25 vaccinations that protect against diseases like whooping cough, polio, and the measles. Dr. Wendy Sue Swanson with Seattle Children's Hospital says vaccines are the...
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HealthParents that have, for whatever reason, put off getting their school-age children to the doctor for the mandatory immunizations are getting a last-minute chance to catch up from the state Department of Health. The state will open health centers the week...
A new school year is just around the corner here in Newport-Mesa, and education officials are alerting parents that a new law requires students entering grades 7-12 to get a whooping cough booster shot. Incidents of whooping cough have exploded in the...
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Clusters of children without their required vaccinations in about 200 Illinois schools are raising the chances of school-based outbreaks of serious preventable diseases such as measles and whooping cough, a Tribune analysis of state data has found. The...
Vaccination Debate: As Kentucky requires more immunizations, a Danville mom blames shot for son's email@example.comConflicting labels are stuck to vaccines — villainous and vital. The majority of Americans credit Edward Jenner’s innovations with preventing countless Americans from getting measles, mumps, rubella, polio and other once-prevalent diseases. ...
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The topics of vaccines and vaccine safety spark emotional outbursts at scientific meetings and family dinner tables alike. But many of these debates are remarkably fact-free. Surprisingly few people — not just concerned parents but also doctors,...
Last month, the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene reported the first case of measles in the state since 2009. This development demonstrates that even Maryland, which has one of the highest vaccination rates in the U.S., is not immune to...
A small but growing number of parents think vaccines against childhood diseases are unsafe and are refusing or delaying shots for their children, despite the discrediting of a medical study linking vaccines and autism that stirred alarm. Ground zero in...
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