Stories tagged: MMR
Sun., April 21, 2019, 5 a.m.
The bill to limit exemptions for the measles vaccination was thought to be dead Wednesday night, but came back to life.
Thu., April 18, 2019, 5 a.m.
An effort to save the personal exemption parents can use to keep their children from receiving the measles vaccine failed Wednesday night.
UPDATED: Mon., April 8, 2019, 1:41 p.m.
U.S. measles cases are continuing to jump, and most of the reported illnesses are in children.
Sun., March 10, 2019
When politicians give legitimacy to dangerous and disproven scientific theories – as both Rand Paul and President Trump have done on vaccinations – they are encouraging a lower level of …
UPDATED: Fri., May 26, 2017, 9:20 p.m.
Death rates from Alzheimer’s climbed 55 percent from 1999 to 2014, CDC found, and the number of Americans afflicted is likely to rise rapidly in the coming years. About 5.5 …
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 17, 2017, 4:48 p.m.
One mumps case has been confirmed in North Idaho, prompting the Coeur d’Alene school district to issue a notice that unvaccinated children will be required to stay home if an …
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 19, 2017, 10:35 p.m.
Hundreds of unvaccinated students at a dozen Spokane County schools are being ordered to stay home during the ongoing mumps outbreak, almost double the number of schools previously identified.
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 13, 2017, 11:06 p.m.
The Spokane Regional Health District has ordered unvaccinated students at schools where mumps cases have been reported to stay home.
Thu., Jan. 5, 2017, 1:39 p.m.
Nine people in Spokane County have been diagnosed with mumps, prompting the Spokane Regional Health District to offer a free vaccination clinic Jan. 11.
Fri., Dec. 16, 2016, 5:05 p.m.
The Spokane Regional Health District will host a free mumps vaccination clinic Wednesday at Rogers High School, 1622 E. Wellesley Ave.
Thu., Feb. 12, 2009, 7:34 a.m.
Vaccines aren’t to blame for autism, a special federal court declared Thursday in a blow to thousands of families hoping to win compensation and to many more who are convinced …