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NY Times /
As Measles Outbreak Flares, Vaccination Rates Soar and Some Come Off the Fence

In a region with relatively high resistance to vaccines, a jump in measles cases has sent steady crowds to immunization clinics.

Washinton Post /
Vilifying Vaccines

Vaccines have done more than any other medical innovation to save lives and improve health. Yet the persistent and incorrect belief by a minority of ...

The Guardian /
Measles is on the rise. But telling anti-vaxxers they’re stupid won’t fix it | Ellie Mae O’Hagan

Simply telling people they are ignorant has failed. We need to find a better way to communicateAfter reading the news that cases of measles have ...

ABC /
Young cancer survivor fears anti-vax parents are putting sick kids at risk

Rhett Krawitt's immune system was unable to handle vaccines because he was going through treatment for leukemia.

VoA /
Measles Cases Surge Globally Putting Many Lives at Risk

The World Health Organization (WHO) says that measles outbreaks and deaths are surging globally, putting years of progress made in reducing the ...

Washinton Post /
As Americans reject vaccines, health workers abroad risk death to deliver them

Targeted killings of health-care workers are common in Pakistan, where medical staff have also been killed while delivering vaccines to rural areas or conflict zones.

Washinton Post /
As Americans reject vaccines, health workers abroad risk death to deliver them

Vaccines are readily available in the United States. Elsewhere, health workers confront dangerous challenges to deliver them.

CBS /
Ohio teen gets vaccinated despite mother's wishes

High school student Ethan Lindenberger was never vaccinated. When he started researching about vaccines, he decided he wanted to defy his mother and get vaccinated. Dr. Tara Narula reports.

CNN /
Teen gets vaccinated despite parents' concerns: 'I was doing it for my safety and the safety of others'

Ethan Lindenberger says he got vaccinated, despite his parents' concerns, as soon as he turned 18. Having grown up as unvaccinated child, he turned ...

NBC /
Vaccine storage too often fails to meet standards

The federally sponsored Vaccines for Children program, which offers the medicines for low-income families, often fails to meet storage standards.

CBS /
Ohio teen defies mother and gets vaccinated

Disproven and dubious theories about the safety of childhood vaccines are pitting an Ohio mother against her teenage son. High school senior Ethan Lindenberger recently defied his mother and got vaccinated, saying his parents' misguided beliefs put ...

USA Today /
I’m an adult worried about measles. What do I need to know?

In short, vaccines are the best way to prevent spreading the measles and even those who are not vaccinated as children are able to get the shots.        

USA Today /
Son defies mom, chooses to get vaccinated at 18: 'God knows how I'm still alive'

Ethan Lindenberger said he never received vaccines for hepatitis, polio, measles, mumps, rubella or chickenpox.        

CBS /
Washington lawmakers debate vaccination bill amid measles outbreak

With more than 50 cases of measles in Washington state, there's been a new push to change the law. Washington is one of 17 states that allow parents to refuse vaccines for philosophical reasons. Carter Evans reports.

CBS /
Hundreds rally against vaccinations amid measles outbreak

Washington currently allows parents to refuse vaccines for philosophical reasons

USA Today /
Vaccine skeptics protest bill removing exemptions

Amid a measles outbreak that has sickened more than 50 people in the Pacific Northwest, Washington lawmakers heard testimony on a bill that would ...

VoA /
Washington State Considers Vaccine Bill Following Measles Outbreak 

Lawmakers in the U.S. Northwestern state of Washington, which is battling a measles outbreak, are considering a bill that would prohibit parents from claiming a personal or philosophical exemption to their children receiving vaccinations. Hundreds of people opposed to the bill lined up early Friday to attend a hearing in Olympia, the state ...

CBC /
'We ran out': Flu shot cupboards fall bare at some pediatricians' offices

Parents of young children in Ontario and Nova Scotia are having trouble accessing flu vaccines, which health authorities say aren't simple to move around.

CBS /
Lawmaker: Measles vaccine is not about "parental rights"

As measles outbreak grows, a state lawmaker says requiring vaccines is "about the rights of other children and the rights of us to go around our community without getting sick"

The Guardian /
Sports quiz of the week: transfers, embarrassment and the Super Bowl

Who lost it? Who had a happy birthday? Who moved?Newcastle broke their transfer record for the first time in 14 years this week when they signed ...

USA Today /
Today's skepticism of vaccines could be as big of a health threat as HIV

Vaccine hesitancy represents a nihilistic return to the primitive. If it continues, it will be a willful, self-inflicted threat to human ...

NY Times /
Why Couldn’t My Ebola Treatment Center Save This Baby?

While promising vaccines and experimental treatments are rapidly being added to our arsenal, they’re not much use if people are too afraid to seek ...

NY Times /
If a Government Can’t Deliver Safe Vaccines for Children, Is It Fit to Rule?

Another scandal over shoddy drugs in China, another hit to the Communist Party’s legitimacy.

CNN /
Some states allow parents to get out of vaccinations. Then this happens

Two states experiencing a measles outbreak, Washington and Oregon, allow parents to opt out of vaccines simply because they want to.

NBC /
Doctors helping parents avoid vaccines for their kids

California banned 'personal belief' vaccine exemptions for children entering school three years ago. But a disturbing trend has emerged.

VoA /
US Pacific Northwest Sees Measles Outbreak

Officials in the Pacific Northwest state of Washington have declared a measles outbreak after at least 22 people, including 20 children, have become infected with the disease since Jan. 1. "It's an outbreak because generally the way we define an ...

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