• California Health Officials Warn of Possible Measles Exposure at LAX

    Three people with the measles virus recently traveled through Los Angeles International Airport, the LA County Department of Public Health said Monday, as it warned that others may have been exposed. The three people, who do not live in Los Angeles, were in the airport December 11 between 6:50 a.m. and noon in Terminals 4 […]

  • California governor signs bills limiting vaccine exemptions

    California Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom on Monday signed two bills that limit medical exemptions for vaccines of schoolchildren. Under SB 276, California’s Department of Public Health would investigate medical exemptions from doctors who have granted five or more in a year. The bill was first introduced by Democratic state Sen. Richard Pan in February and was approved by […]

  • Coachella Valley Measles Exposure Risk

    According to the Riverside County center for disease control a 20-year-old Santa Barbara man vacationing in the Coachella Valley has exposed an unknown number of people to the measles. Riverside County Disease Control Director Barbara Cole says it’s important those exposed who have not been vaccinated know the risks, “Our goal in making people aware […]

  • County Provides Portal to Address Measles Concerns

    To help residents understand the causes and consequences of measles, the Riverside County Health System Monday activated an online portal that provides resources connected to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. “Here in Riverside County, we’re fortunate not to have had a confirmed measles case yet, but that hasn’t stopped us from taking […]

  • Scientology Ship Under Quarantine in 2nd Caribbean Port

    Authorities in Curacao say 318 people aboard a Church of Scientology ship docked in the Dutch Caribbean island will remain quarantined at least until Wednesday while they determine how many might be infected with measles. Dr. Izzy Gerstenbluth told The Associated Press late Sunday that a team of health officials took 277 blood samples and […]

  • Trump on measles vaccination: ‘They have to get the shot’

    President Donald Trump on Friday urged parents to get their children vaccinated after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced this week that measles cases had reached a record high since the disease was declared eliminated in 2000. “They have to get the shot. The vaccinations are so important,” Trump said outside the White […]

  • Measles Survivor Speaks Out About Importance of Vaccinations

    [bc_video video_id=”6029248249001″ account_id=”5728959025001″ player_id=”Hkbio1usDM” embed=”in-page” padding_top=”56%” autoplay=”” min_width=”0px” max_width=”640px” width=”100%” height=”100%”] Public health officials in Los Angeles have declared a measles outbreak in the county, making it the largest metropolitan area hit by the illness. Five cases of measles are being investigated by the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health. In 2000, the U.S. […]

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