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Washington State Narrows Exemptions For Measles Vaccine Requirement
A new law won't grant exemptions for the measles, mumps and rubella vaccine for personal or philosophical reasons.
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Instagram Blocks Anti-Vaccine Hashtags To Combat Misinformation
A spokeswoman told HuffPost the company is cracking down on hashtags attached to posts containing factually incorrect content.
Oregon Advances Bill To End Vaccine Exemptions Amid Measles Outbreak
The state has the highest kindergarten vaccine exemption rate in the country. Democrats want to change that.
Measles Outbreak Continues To Spread Across U.S. With 764 Cases Reported
Pennsylvania is the latest state to report a case to the CDC, bringing the number of states to 23.
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How To Tell If You're Protected By The Measles Vaccine
A doctor breaks down what you need to know about your immunization status and whether you need a booster or not.
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Here's How To Find And Track Your Medical History
Gather and compile all of your past diagnoses, vaccines and more so you actually know your own health information.
Trump Shifts On Measles Vaccine: 'They Have To Get The Shots'
The president previously implied there was a link between vaccines and autism.
California Immunization Bill Advances Amid Anti-Vaccine Protests
The legislation would require the state health department to vet medical exemptions.
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I’m A Mom And A Vaccine Researcher. Here’s Why You Should Vaccinate Your Children.
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I hope at least one vaccine-hesitant mother reads this and pauses a moment.
Judge Rejects Anti-Vaxxer Lawsuit Against New York City's Vaccine Mandate
A group of anonymous parents filed the lawsuit on Monday against local health officials over their new mandatory measles vaccination order.
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Washington Senate Passes Bill That Would Limit Measles Vaccine Exemptions
The state is one of 17 that allows exemptions for "personal, moral or other beliefs.” That may soon change.
Measles Cases Are Rising Across The U.S. Here's What You Should Know.
With the disease spreading to new states and the number of cases only expected to rise, here’s what you need to know.
Measles Cases Hit Second-Highest Level In U.S. In 25 years
As of last week, 555 cases had been reported in 20 states, up from 15 states earlier this month.
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Maine Lawmakers Advance Legislation That Could End Some Vaccination Exemptions
If the bill passes, Maine would become the fourth state to end religious and philosophical vaccine exemptions.
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New York City Announces Mandatory Measles Vaccinations In Parts Of Brooklyn
“We are absolutely certain this is an appropriate use of our emergency powers,” Mayor Bill de Blasio said Tuesday.
Measles Cases This Year Surpass 2018's Full-Year Total
In just the first three months of 2019, the U.S. has already logged a disturbing surge in the illness, which was proclaimed eliminated in 2000.
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New York's Rockland County Bars Unvaccinated Minors From Public Spaces
Rockland County, near New York City, is declaring a state of emergency over measles.
Grateful Teen Gets Her Mom A Vaccination Thank-You Cake
“Vaccinations are very important, because you are not only exposing your child to certain threats. You are also bringing other children into it,” the teen said.
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Unvaccinated Child Developed Oregon's First Pediatric Tetanus Case In 30 Years: CDC Report
The 6-year-old was taken to a hospital in 2017 exhibiting muscle spasms and difficulty breathing.
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Facebook To Combat Anti-Vaccine Conspiracy Theories And Misinformation
Last month, Rep. Adam Schiff wrote to Mark Zuckerberg expressing concern over Facebook's involvement in spreading anti-vaccine hoaxes.
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Pinterest Blocks Vaccine-Related Searches To Curb The Spread Of Anti-Vaxx Posts
Facebook and Google have yet to say what they'll do to reduce the propaganda spread.
U.S. May Enforce Stricter Vaccine Laws If States Don't, FDA Head Says
FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb warned that some states' lax vaccine requirements are "going to have national implications."
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Amid Measles Outbreak, Anti-Vaxx Parents Have Put Others’ Babies At Risk
As the Washington measles outbreak continues, parents of infants worry.
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There's A State Of Emergency In Washington Thanks To Anti-Vax Parents
The measles outbreak is a perfect example of how parents put their own kids, and others, at risk.
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6 Vaccines You Should Definitely Get As An Adult
Sorry everyone, shots aren't just for kids.
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Severe Chickenpox Outbreak Hits School Where Many Parents Refuse Vaccines
A significant number of parents at North Carolina's Asheville Waldorf School have expressed religious objections to vaccines.
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