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15 min ago | Canada.com

Ontario rolls out stricter vaccine requirements for kids

Beginning in September, Ontario students will have to show proof they have been vaccinated against chickenpox, whooping cough and meningococcal diseases before they enter school.

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Related Topix: Vaccinations, Health, Family, Kids, Chickenpox

Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Martha's Vineyard Times

Martha's Vineyard students lag in required vaccinations

This graph provides a comparison of Martha's Vineyard immunization exemption rates by school with the state average.The state average for students with exemptions entering kindergarten this year was 1.5 percent, according to a 2013 state report.

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Related Topix: Vaccinations, Health

KRMG-AM Tulsa

Doctors: Mumps are back because people won't get vaccinated

Most doctors can recognize measles or mumps quite easily, but haven't had to here in the U.S. near as much in recent times.

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Related Topix: Health, Vaccinations, Ohio State University

WEAU-TV Eau Claire

Mumps case confirmed at UW-La Crosse

Snow continues across northern Wisconsin. More precipitation will move in for late this afternoon into this evening.

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Related Topix: Health, La Crosse, WI, Weather

The Star Press

Ohio mumps outbreak grows

A majority of the reported cases - 139, or 62% - have been linked to Ohio State University, says Julie Mangino, director of the Department of Clinical Epidemiology for the OSU Health System, and a member of the university's Mumps Advisory Executive Team.

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Related Topix: Health, Ohio State University, Medicine, Epidemiology, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Vaccinations

Daily Press & Argus

Ohio mumps outbreak grows

Michael Vieth, a senior at The Ohio State University, holds up a cellphone image of himself with the mumps.

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Related Topix: Health, Ohio State University, Medicine, Epidemiology, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Vaccinations

WKOW-TV

Mumps cases reported at UW-Madison

Cases of mumps are increasing on the UW-Madison campus. University Health Services on campus is reporting five students have been identified to have the contagious illness.

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Related Topix: Health, Madison, WI, University of Wisconsin Madison

ABC News

No Shots, No School Amid Ohio Mumps Outbreak

Unvaccinated kids could spend 25 days at home if someone at their school develops mumps - a contagious disease making the rounds in Columbus, Ohio.

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Related Topix: Health, Family, Kids, Columbus, OH, Vaccinations, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Ohio.com

No school recommended for unvaccinated kids if mumps outbreak hits schools

COLUMBUS: Central Ohio officials are warning that children without mumps vaccinations might have to miss weeks of school if an outbreak of the illness hits classrooms.

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Related Topix: Health, Columbus, OH, Family, Kids, Vaccinations, Ohio State University, Franklin County, OH

Examiner.com

The ongoing debate: To vaccinate or not

Although experts and the vast majority of Americans contend that refusal to have a child vaccinated leaves everyone at risk of contracting once sidelined diseases, more and more parents are opting out and for such reasons as: On that last item, truth be told, by age six, a child will have been "shot" about 24 times-and that's too many for concerned ... (more)

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Related Topix: Vaccinations, Health, Autism, Family, Kids

The St Paul Journal

Get your shots

The internet, as I'm sure you already know, has all sorts of misinformation and outright lies about anything and everything.

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Related Topix: Health, Vaccinations, Autism, Homeopathy, Medicine

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Jacksonville Daily News

Officials: Anti-vaccination movement contributes to uptick in diseases

Danielle Sample, of Casper, used to argue with her mother, a nurse, about her choice to discontinue vaccines for her children.

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Related Topix: Vaccinations, Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Chickenpox

The Badger Herald Online

UHS reports increased cases of the mumps on campus

Mumps is a contagious virus that spreads through coughing, sneezing or any kind of close contact with an infected person.

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Related Topix: Health, Medicine, Pain

Examiner.com

Science writers slam Jenny McCarthy over anti-vaccine stance: She's a moron

Jenny McCarthy is under fire for allegedly reversing her anti-vaccine position and is being slammed for spreading misinformation, the Raw Story reported Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Vaccinations, Health, Celebrities, Jenny McCarthy, Autism, Medicine, ADHD

The New York Observer

You Give Me Fever: Mumps Reappears at Fordham University Radio Station

Two people on Fordham University's campus in the Bronx have contracted the mumps, the Examiner reports .

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Related Topix: Health, Fordham University

The Atlantic

The Dark Power of 'Anti-Vaxxer' Celebrities

In a veiled apology this week, Jenny McCarthy again illustrated that health science and culture are inextricable.

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Related Topix: Vaccinations, Health, Family, Kids, Infectious Diseases, Medicine

AlertNet

Ohio mumps outbreak rises to 212 cases, largely hits state university

The number of cases of mumps in central Ohio in a rare outbreak has jumped to 212, from 116 early this month, mostly affecting students and others connected to The Ohio State University, public health officials said on Monday.

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Related Topix: Health, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH

Reuters

Ohio mumps outbreak rises to 212 cases, largely hits state university

The number of cases of mumps in central Ohio in a rare outbreak has jumped to 212, from 116 early this month, mostly affecting students and others connected to The Ohio State University, public health officials said on Monday.

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Related Topix: Health, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH

ABC News

PHOTO: Abby Peterson, age six, died of a vaccine preventable disease.

Abby Peterson was just a few weeks shy of her sixth birthday in 2001 when she caught a severe case of chicken pox that made her so weak that she came down with pneumonia, her mother recalled.

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Related Topix: Vaccinations, Health, Chickenpox, Pop/Rock, Duffy, Sleepy Eye, MN

Mon Apr 14, 2014

NewsBusters.org

Rabid Conspiracy Theorist Jenny McCarthy Desperately Spins: 'I'm Not Anti-Vaccine'

View co-host Jenny McCarthy is now attempting to backtrack on her anti-vaccine conspiracy theories.

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Related Topix: Vaccinations, Health, Life, Hobbies, Conspiracy Theory, Celebrities, Jenny McCarthy, Autism, Family, Kids

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