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September 10, 2019 - 7:00 am
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom signed bills Monday to crack down on doctors who write fraudulent medical exemptions for school children's vaccinations. The Democratic governor quietly acted less than an hour after lawmakers sent him changes he demanded as a condition of...
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June 21, 2019 - 7:05 am
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A California Assembly committee backed new rules for vaccination exemptions on Thursday following a raucous, hours-long hearing in the midst of a national measles outbreak and renewed scrutiny of immunization policies. The 9-2 vote showed support among lawmakers for a...
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AP
June 20, 2019 - 7:15 am
Residents are getting their first chance to weigh in on changes to a California measure that would give state public health officials oversight of doctors who grant a high number of medical exemptions for vaccinations and schools with vaccination rates less than 95%. The Assembly Health Committee's...
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AP
June 18, 2019 - 11:12 am
California public health officials would have more oversight of doctors and schools with high numbers of medical exemptions for vaccinations under a legislative compromise announced Tuesday. Gov. Gavin Newsom and the bill's author disclosed the deal aimed at cracking down on fraudulent exemptions...
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May 05, 2019 - 9:45 am
An infant who contracted measles is the second confirmed case in Orange Country, health officials say. The baby was too young to have been vaccinated. The child remains hospitalized and has no history of international travel. A patient with measles symptoms visited an emergency room in Pomona. The...
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Getty
May 02, 2019 - 3:38 pm
Health officials today confirmed a seventh case of measles in Los Angeles County, but the patient is not believed to have caused an exposure risk at any public locations. According to the county Department of Public Health, the latest case is linked to four others that were documented last month,...
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March 26, 2019 - 1:01 pm
Health officials in Rockland County, New York have declared a state of emergency amid an ongoing measles outbreak. The county is prohibiting unvaccinated children under the age of 18 from going out in public spaces for 30 days, CBS New York reports. There have been 153 confirmed cases of measles in...
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March 26, 2019 - 1:01 pm
Health officials in Rockland County, New York have declared a state of emergency amid an ongoing measles outbreak. The county is prohibiting unvaccinated children under the age of 18 from going out in public spaces for 30 days, CBS New York reports. There have been 153 confirmed cases of measles in...
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