Vaccinations

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Kevin Rincon
May 26, 2020 - 4:18 pm
New Jersey’s stay-at-home orders have led to a new concern: not enough children in the state are getting vaccines for preventable diseases.
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Associated Press
February 24, 2020 - 7:46 pm
A Connecticut legislative committee voted Monday to advance legislation that would eliminate the state's religious exemption for certain childhood vaccines, despite vocal opposition from hundreds of parents and children who packed the Connecticut Capitol complex in hopes of persuading lawmakers to...
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
November 24, 2019 - 3:19 pm
State Senate and Assembly bills requiring all New York seventh graders to get vaccinated against human papillomavirus (HPV) are moving in both houses even as parents vocalize their opposition to the bills.
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Erica Brosnan
September 30, 2019 - 2:03 pm
A Connecticut judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed by a couple seeking to stop the state from publicly releasing information about immunization rates at private and public schools.
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FILE - In this March 27, 2019, file photo, a woman receives a measles, mumps and rubella vaccine at the Rockland County Health Department in Pomona, N.Y. New York's revocation of a longtime religious exemption for vaccinations has parents scrambling to either get kids shots, or get them out of the classroom as the school year begins. Lawmakers did away with the religious exemption in June amid the nation’s worst measles outbreak since 1992. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
WCBS 880 Newsroom
September 01, 2019 - 2:43 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — When New York lawmakers revoked a religious exemption for mandatory school vaccinations, the change sent thousands of the state's parents scrambling to get their kids shots — or get them out of the classroom entirely. Lawmakers did away with the exemption in June amid the...
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Associated Press
August 26, 2019 - 2:26 pm
A judge has upheld a New York state law repealing religious exemptions from vaccinations required for children in schools or day care programs.
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Sophia Hall
August 22, 2019 - 7:05 am
The head of the American Federation of Teachers speaks up after some parents sue New York State that calls for the mandatory vaccinations of children in school.
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August 14, 2019 - 2:15 pm
New York students who haven't been vaccinated against measles and other diseases are waiting to hear if they can go back to school.
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June 17, 2019 - 5:37 pm
A Connecticut couple is seeking to stop the state Department of Public Health from publicly releasing additional information about immunization rates at private and public schools.
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Measles vaccine
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May 28, 2019 - 2:55 pm
As the number of measles cases continues to grow in New York state, there’s a renewed push to pass a bill to force more children to be vaccinated.
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