vaccination

Vaccine
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Mark Abrams
October 31, 2019 - 1:54 pm
More than 3,000 School District of Philadelphia students may be barred from their classrooms, starting Monday, if they fail to deliver proof that they have received all of their state-required shots. Read more here.
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At Ridley High School, five people have the mumps: one student, one student-teacher, and three staffers.
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Tim Jimenez
October 18, 2019 - 8:52 am
Ridley High School officials say five people at the school — one student, three staff members, and a student teacher — have come down with a case of the mumps, and they may have been exposed to the virus within the last few weeks.
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In this photo illustration a one dose bottle of measles, mumps and rubella virus vaccine
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David Madden
July 26, 2019 - 1:28 pm
LAKEWOOD, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — There's another case of measles reported in New Jersey, the 17th this year. And it comes from an area where cases have been reported before. Officials reported a dozen cases in and near Ocean County earlier this year and thought they were nipped in the bud back in...
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Air travel.
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Mike Dougherty
June 03, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Summer travel season is about to kick into high gear, and with measles going around, the Center for Disease Control says it's as important as ever to take appropriate precautions. Yes, some of this might seem like common sense, but Dr. Gary Brunette with the CDC says...
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MMR vaccines
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May 06, 2019 - 12:45 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. health officials say at least 60 more measles cases have been reported, increasing a 2019 tally that is already the highest in 25 years. Officials on Monday said 764 cases have been reported as of last Thursday. It's the most in the U.S. since 1994, when 963 were reported. New...
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In this March 27, 2019 file photo, signs about measles and the measles vaccine are displayed at the Rockland County Health Department in Pomona, N.Y.
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April 29, 2019 - 11:37 am
By MIKE STOBBE AP Medical Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Measles continues to spread in the United States, with more 704 cases reported so far this year in 22 states. U.S. health officials on Monday updated the national tally. It has already eclipsed the total for any full year since 1994, when 963 cases...
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Day announced a state of emergency that bars minors who were not vaccinated against measles from public spaces in Rockland County.
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March 26, 2019 - 8:57 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A county in New York City's northern suburbs declared a state of emergency Tuesday over a measles outbreak that has infected more than 150 people since last fall, hoping a ban against unvaccinated children in public places wakes their parents to the seriousness of the problem. "...
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Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin said he made sure all his nine children were exposed to chickenpox and caught the disease instead of giving them a vaccine.
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March 20, 2019 - 8:57 pm
By Nicole Chavez and Janet DiGiacomo, CNN (CNN) -- Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin said he made sure all his nine children were exposed to chickenpox and caught the disease instead of giving them a vaccine. "They had it as children. They were miserable for a few days, and they all turned out fine," Bevin...
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Dreamstime
February 28, 2019 - 3:00 am
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Over the past 10 years, exponentially more people have refused immunizations for many of the serious childhood illnesses that have been all but eradicated...
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Dreamstime
February 11, 2019 - 3:15 am
By Amy E. Feldman, Judge Technology Solutions PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Are you legally obligated to get a license for your dog? Authorities in Bakersfield, California, are going door-to-door looking for the worst kind of criminal: people who have not registered for licenses for their dogs. If...
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