Vaccinations

Read: New York No Longer Allows Religious Exemptions for Vaccines

New York No Longer Allows Religious Exemptions for Vaccines

The law goes into effect immediately but will give unvaccinated students up to 30 days after they enter school to prove they’re caught up.

Read: Thousands of U.S. Kindergarteners Unvaccinated, Most Without Waivers

Thousands of U.S. Kindergarteners Unvaccinated, Most Without Waivers

While some unvaccinated students provide waivers, the majority show up to school with no reason for lacking their vaccinations.

Read: 1,000 Students, Staff Exposed to Measles at L.A. Colleges Asked to Stay Home

1,000 Students, Staff Exposed to Measles at L.A. Colleges Asked to Stay Home

Until those students and faculty members can provide proof of their immunization, they will remain under quarantine until further notice.

Read: Vaccine Exemptions Triple in California as Parents Doctor-Shop

Vaccine Exemptions Triple in California as Parents Doctor-Shop

A state senator, who is also a pediatrician, is sponsoring a new bill that would require the state health department to sign off on all medical exemptions.

Read: NYC Declares Measles Emergency, Orders Vaccinations for Some

NYC Declares Measles Emergency, Orders Vaccinations for Some

Residents over the age of six months who live in four specific Brooklyn ZIP codes must be vaccinated or face a fine of up to $1,000.

Read: N.Y. Judge Denies 44 Unvaccinated Students from Returning to School

N.Y. Judge Denies 44 Unvaccinated Students from Returning to School

After a severe measles outbreak in Rockland County, N.Y., the judge denied all unvaccinated children from returning to school.

Read: Measles Outbreak in Wash. Anti-Vax Hotspot Prompts Public Health Emergency

Measles Outbreak in Wash. Anti-Vax Hotspot Prompts Public Health Emergency

Clark County, where an estimated 22 percent of students are not vaccinated, has confirmed 34 cases of measles since Jan. 1.

Read: Study: Thousands of U.S. Kids Not Vaccinated

Study: Thousands of U.S. Kids Not Vaccinated

The rate of young children not receiving vaccinations has increased for the third year in a row.

Read: Kids in U.S. ‘Hotspots’ Most Susceptible to Vaccine-Preventable Diseases

Kids in U.S. ‘Hotspots’ Most Susceptible to Vaccine-Preventable Diseases

In one southern Idaho county, 27 percent of the kindergarten population did not receive childhood vaccinations in the 2016-2017 school year.

Read: Hospitals See Significant Increase in Flu Patients, Deaths

Hospitals See Significant Increase in Flu Patients, Deaths

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention says the U.S. is at peak flu season and warns of several more weeks of significant flu activity.

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