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April 16, 2014

Mumps Outbreak May Mean Long Absences for Unvaccinated Ohio Students

To protect public health, unvaccinated students may have to miss school for 25 days or longer if cases of the illness start to cluster in schools.

December 12, 2013

Mandate Education Before Vaccine Opt-Out, Colorado Task Force Says

A Colorado task force recommended educating parents about the risks of not vaccinating their children before allowing them to claim a personal exemption from the requirement.

June 20, 2013

HPV Vaccine Credited With Cutting Infections in Teen Girls

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said the new findings are evidence that far more young women should be vaccinated against HPV.

March 21, 2013

Norovirus Becomes Lead Cause of Stomach Illness in Young Children

The highly contagious illness, which causes severe vomiting and diarrhea, was responsible for nearly 1 million pediatric medical care visits in 2009 and 2010 in the United States.

March 21, 2013

More Parents Opting Against HPV Vaccine for Daughters

From 2008 to 2010 the percentage of parents who were not planning to have their daughters vaccinated against HPV grew from about 40 percent to 44 percent.

March 19, 2013

Panel: Much to Consider Before Testing Anthrax Vaccine in Children

A presidential commission is advising caution because, it says,children have nothing to gain from the anthrax vaccine testing in the short term, and they cannot legally consent to it.

December 14, 2012

Ariz. Charter School Students More Likely to Opt Out of Vaccinations

A new study finds families of charter school kindergartners are more than twice as likely as their public school peers to file for vaccination exemptions.

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