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Flu vaccination is nothing to sneeze at

We are lucky in the United States, the flu is – for the vast majority of people – a survivable illness. But that does not mean that it is just …

Editorial: Vaccinate your schoolchildren

Parents can help prevent outbreaks of chickenpox by taking the new school requirements seriously.

In brief: Spokane police investigate theft of officer’s rifle

One of the Spokane Police Department’s assault-style AR-15 rifles was stolen from an off-duty officer’s personal vehicle last month, and an investigation has led to an arrest in the case. …

UPDATED: Wed., April 22, 2015, 10:22 a.m.

Single measles case confirmed in Spokane

Health leaders are warning the public of the first measles outbreak in Spokane County in more than 20 years. So far, the outbreak is small – just one case, but …

Doug Clark: Don’t deprive the column of Fagan fodder

Calls and emails rolled in from readers wanting me to grab a pitchfork, light a torch and join the mob that is trying to chase Mike Fagan out of City …

Foster parents decry flu vaccine requirement

A new Washington law is forcing foster care providers to make a choice: get a flu shot or stop caring for children younger than 2 years old. At least 50 …

Vaccine ‘trutherism’ thriving, at public’s expense

Cast your mind back to June, when the Supreme Court ruled that Hobby Lobby could deny contraception coverage to its employees. At the time, some people wondered how far this …

Shadle Park graduate leading CDC effort to prevent meningitis, pertussis

As potentially fatal illnesses that spread easily, meningitis and whooping cough are diseases that make the news when infections spread. Behind the headlines, a Shadle Park High School graduate is …

Shawn Vestal: Pertussis epidemic a reminder that vaccination is crucial

My son got whooping cough last year. He didn’t whoop much. He didn’t miss much school. It wasn’t a big deal.

WSU students urged to get meningitis shot

Washington State University is advising students on the Pullman campus, particularly those living in dense residential housing, to be vaccinated against meningitis. The advisory follows the hospitalization of a 19-year-old …

Patients drive up for flu shots

Spokane residents got something healthier than french fries in a drive-thru Saturday: flu shots. The drive-thru influenza vaccination clinic, organized by Spokane Regional Health District, was the first vaccination clinic …

Health district swamped with swine flu calls

The Spokane Regional Health District has been overwhelmed with calls from people seeking to make appointments for swine flu vaccines, the agency said this morning.

2,000-plus sick at WSU

More than 2,000 Washington State University students have been sickened by swine flu during the first two weeks of classes, school health officials said. The outbreak of H1N1 influenza prompted …