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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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David Madden
October 06, 2019 - 10:24 am
It’s that time of year to get that flu shot. Local governments throughout the region are setting up events over the next several weeks where the vaccinations will be offered for free.
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The Philadelphia Department of Public Health is dealing with a case of hepatitis A in Kensington, and the agency is offering free vaccines this week.
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Paul Kurtz
August 20, 2019 - 6:59 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Philadelphia Department of Public Health is dealing with a case of hepatitis A in Kensington, and the agency is offering free vaccines this week. People and some beat cops lined up to get their shots at a table the health department set up at the edge of McPherson...
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Lou Ferrigno
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December 14, 2018 - 7:22 pm
By John Bonifield, CNN (CNN) -- Nothing can stop Hulk! Lou Ferrigno is out of the hospital after a vaccine shot for pneumonia left fluid in his bicep. On Wednesday, the star of the late 1970s TV series "The Incredible Hulk" posted a photo on Twitter of himself wearing a green hospital gown with an...
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Dreamstime
November 27, 2018 - 3:30 am
By Amy E. Feldman, Judge Technology Solutions PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — You think you hate getting medical treatment? What if the doctor refuses to give it? State health officials in Rockland County, New York, are dealing with the biggest measles outbreak in 20 years. Measles had been very...
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 In this file photo dated Monday, Aug. 6, 2018, a child receives a measles vaccination in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
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August 20, 2018 - 3:08 pm
BERLIN (AP) — The World Health Organization says the number of measles cases in Europe jumped sharply during the first six months of 2018 and at least 37 people have died. The U.N. agency's European office said Monday more than 41,000 measles cases were reported in the region during the first half...
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