Senator drops Oregon vaccine mandate bill

Senator drops Oregon vaccine mandate bill

Statesman Journal March 11, 2015 By Saerom Yoo Sen. Elizabeth Steiner Hayward, a family physician who led the charge for strengthening Oregon’s school immunization law, will no longer pursue the legislation, a staffer said today. Senate Bill 442, which has had...
What school immunization rates actually mean

What school immunization rates actually mean

Statesman Journal by Saerom Yoo March 9, 2015 During Oregon’s debate on whether all school and daycare children should be required to be fully vaccinated unless they have a medical exemption, I have used Oregon’s statewide kindergarten nonmedical exemption rate a lot....

Vaccination issue should spark open, lively debate

Hillsboro Tribune By the Editorial Board March 6, 2015 Last week, Gov. Kate Brown said Oregon needs to have “a broader discussion” about the death penalty and the criminal justice system. We believe the same approach also needs to be taken with the issue of...
RFK Jr. lobbies over Oregon vaccine bill

RFK Jr. lobbies over Oregon vaccine bill

Robert F. Kennedy will also screen a documentary called Trace Amounts By Tim Becker and KOIN 6 News Staff March 5, 2015 SALEM, Ore. (KOIN 6) — As Oregon legislators debate whether to eliminate non-medical exemptions for vaccinations, Robert F. Kennedy Jr.  met with...
Robert F. Kennedy Jr. to Oregon lawmakers: Reject vaccine bill

Robert F. Kennedy Jr. to Oregon lawmakers: Reject vaccine bill

Statesman Journal Saerom Yoo March 5, 2015 Robert F. Kennedy Jr. made it clear from the beginning. He’s pro-vaccine. All of his six children have been vaccinated, and so has he, he says. Yet the longtime environmental activist Thursday stood before a small crowd...