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UPDATED: Fri., April 26, 2019, 7:49 p.m.

Possible measles exposures increase to 900 at L.A. universities; quarantines ordered

More than 900 students and staff members at two Los Angeles universities have been quarantined on campus or sent home in one of the most sweeping efforts to contain the …

UPDATED: Tue., April 2, 2019, 6:34 a.m.

Divided Washington Senate panel backs end to personal exemption on MMR vaccine

Senate panel approves ending personal exemptions for parents who don’t want their children to have measles vaccination.

UPDATED: Wed., March 6, 2019, 10:36 p.m.

Washington House passes bill limiting vaccine exemptions

In a late-night session, the House approves proposal to remove personal and philosophical exemptions to children getting the measles vaccine from state law.

Senate panel votes to narrow vaccine exemptions

Senate bill to remove personal exemptions for all childhood vaccinations receives committee approval.

UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 8, 2019, 8:32 p.m.

Washington House panel starts debate on ending personal exemption for vaccines

Legislators’ choice on exemption for vaccines pits public health against personal choice.

Pullman School District monitoring state’s measles outbreak

Local school officials say Pullman students are at low risk of contracting measles despite an outbreak of the virus in a southwestern Washington county that prompted Gov. Jay Inslee to …