State Vaccine Doctor Feeds Oregon Lawmakers Bunk; CDC, Experts Argue For Longer Intervals For 21 Forced Shots

Among the 8.6 million people who live in New York City, there’s been 359 cases of measles since last September. On March 9, Mayor Bill de Blasio leading the charge, the city mandated the MMR (measles, mumps, rubella) vaccine in four densely populated zip codes in Brooklyn, neighborhoods where many Hasidic Jews reside. With 294 […]

Bills Banning Most Vaccine Exemptions Fail in Northwest

Bills Banning Most Vaccine Exemptions Fail in Northwest

ABCNews.com SALEM, Ore. – Mar 11, 2015 By SHEILA V KUMAR and RACHEL LA CORTE Associated Press Legislative efforts to increase pressure on parents to get their kids vaccinated failed in Oregon and Washington state Wednesday amid stiff opposition as a handful of other statehouses consider similar bills prompted by a measles outbreak at Disneyland. …