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Senate panel votes to narrow vaccine exemptions

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

UPDATED: Tue., June 12, 2018, 5:24 p.m.

National study shows Idaho counties, Spokane among top ‘hotspots’ for children at risk for vaccine-preventable diseases

Public health officials have long known that the United States has pockets of vulnerability where the risk of vaccine-preventable childhood diseases is higher because parents opt out of getting their …

Time to tighten vaccination law

State lawmakers are not justified in allowing the personal exemption, which is one of the reasons the state’s compliance rate is relatively low. Past efforts to tighten the law have …

WSU students asked to have mumps vaccination

PULLMAN — Washington State University is asking students to make sure their measles, mumps and rubella vaccinations are up to date before they return from the Thanksgiving break.