Washington state, which recently experienced a serious measles outbreak, has the only state legislature this year that passed tighter vaccination rules.
Parents are using end runs around new laws requiring vaccinations, often, with the cooperation of doctors.
New findings clearly show that the routine HPV vaccination program has been a resounding success.
Precedents exist for making people have certain vaccines. Perhaps it’s time to extend this.
Area hospitals are reporting a big uptick in the number of flu cases so far in March.
A gradual approach to vaccinations is better than no vaccinations at all. But delaying vaccines is risky.
Alex Olgin, WFAEKaiser Health News In 2017, Kim Nelson had just moved her family back to her hometown in South Carolina. Boxes were still scattered around the apartment, and while her two young daughters played, Nelson scrolled through a newspaper…
In the 1960s, measles infected about 3-4 million people in the U.S. each year. More than 48,000 were hospitalized. Up to 500 people died.
Measles outbreak in the Pacific Northwest triggers surge in demand for the vaccine — including among those who had previously shunned the shots.
52 confirmed cases and nine suspect cases of measles have now been linked to the outbreak in the Pacific Northwest.
Anti-vaccine activities are predominantly a western phenomenon, especially in the Pacific Northwest and the American Southwest.
Clark Count has identified 41 confirmed measles cases and 15 suspect cases; King County has seen one case linked to the outbreak.
36 cases of measles have been identified in Washington state.
fficials in Oregon have confirmed a case that has been linked to the Washington state outbreak.
In Washington, 34 confirmed cases and 9 suspect cases of measles have been identified in Clark County, 1 case in King County, and 1 in Multnomah County, Oregon
It is not clear where the man got infected but he reported he had recently traveled to Vancouver, Washington where there is a large, ongoing measles outbreak.