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More states push for tossing religious exemptions for vaccinations

Connecticut and Alabama are the latest of more than a dozen states to consider tightening their vaccine rules for kids, in response to the worst measles outbreak in more than 25 years. Continue reading

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Robert F. Kennedy Jr. slammed by family members for spreading ‘dangerous misinformation’ on vaccines

Robert F. Kennedy Jr. was blasted by his family in a recent op-ed regarding his beliefs on vaccinations. Continue reading

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Kentucky teen at center of vaccination lawsuit comes down with chickenpox, report says

The Kentucky high school senior at the center of a vaccination lawsuit has allegedly come down with the chicken pox. Continue reading

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Texas lawmaker accuses doctor of backing vaccine ‘mandates’ to boost profits

A Texas lawmaker and a pro-vaccine doctor got into a Twitter spat on Tuesday when the Republican representative accused the pediatrician of peddling “sorcery” and accused those defending science of being “typical leftist(s) trying to take credit for so… Continue reading

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Canadian man hit Seattle’s tourist hot spots while infected with measles, health officials say

Health officials in Seattle are warning about a Canadian traveler who passed through popular tourist spots in late April while infected with measles. Continue reading

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US measles count rises to 764, driven by New York outbreaks

U.S. health officials say at least 60 more measles cases have been reported, increasing a 2019 tally that is already the highest in 25 years. Continue reading

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Dr. Marc Siegel: Measles quarantine on a cruise ship – what are challenges for passengers?

Thanks to a Church of Scientology cruise ship quarantined this week by the Caribbean island of St. Lucia, people around the world are wondering how it might feel to be among 300 passengers and crew stranded on a ship with someone who has measles. Continue reading

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Mom rips anti-vaxxers after infant son contracts measles: ‘100% preventable’

A California mother whose 5-month-old son contracted the measles virus posted heartbreaking photos of her infant suffering from a head-to-toe rash in an effort to urge others to get their children vaccinated. Continue reading

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‘Brady Bunch’ star Maureen McCormick slams anti-vaxxers for using Marcia measles meme

Anti-vaxxers circulating memes from an old episode of the “Brady Bunch” in which all of the kids come down with the measles has drawn the ire of one of the show’s former stars – who said the virus is no laughing matter. Continue reading

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Dr. Marc Siegel: Protect against measles with safe and effective MMR vaccine

Don’t believe false claims that the measles vaccine is unsafe or may cause autism. The vaccine is very safe and very effective. Getting measles is unsafe. Continue reading

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California bill aims to appoint public health official to determine vaccine exemptions

A California lawmaker recently proposed a bill that would put the decision to dole out a vaccine exemption in the hands of a state public health official – a move that has anti-vaccine supporters up in arms. Continue reading

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Washington state bill limits measles vaccine exemptions

Washington state lawmakers voted Tuesday to removes parents’ ability to claim a personal or philosophical exemption from vaccinating their children for measles, although medical and religious exemptions will remain. Continue reading

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LAX travelers warned about possible measles exposure again

Travelers who passed through LAX were again warned of possible measles exposure after a confirmed case was reported on April 3. Continue reading

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California baby dies from whooping cough, health officials confirm

A California baby has died after contracting whooping cough, officials said, marking the first such death in Orange County in more than a decade. Continue reading

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Massachusetts warns of possible measles exposure after confirmed case outside Boston

Massachusetts health officials are warning residents about possible measles exposure after a confirmed case was reported in the greater Boston area on Sunday. Continue reading

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Measles count in US this year already more than all of 2018

U.S. health officials report that the number of measles cases through the first three months of this year have surpassed the count for all of 2018. Continue reading

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