Vaccines

Vaccine
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Steve Scott
May 11, 2020 - 2:35 pm
Human trials are underway for potential coronavirus vaccines and the race is on for many pharmaceutical companies to be the first to find a successful cure.
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Anti-Vaxxers Rally (AP)
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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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Vaccine
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Associated Press
February 07, 2020 - 6:51 pm
Connecticut lawmakers have officially resurrected a contentious proposal to eliminate the state's religious exemptions from certain vaccines for public school students.
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Vaccines New Jersey
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January 14, 2020 - 8:21 am
New Jersey lawmakers postponed an expected vote on a bill to eliminate most religious exemptions for vaccines for schoolchildren saying they lacked the votes, and leading to raucous cheers from opponents who had encircled the Statehouse with flags, bullhorns and banners.
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Vaccine Protest (AP)
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Associated Press
January 13, 2020 - 6:54 pm
A lawmaker says the prospects of a vote on legislation to eliminate most religious exemptions for vaccines for schoolchildren in New Jersey are uncertain.
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Measles vaccine
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Marla Diamond
December 16, 2019 - 7:30 pm
The New Jersey State Senate on Monday rejected a bill that would have ended the state’s religious exemptions for childhood vaccinations.
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Measles Vaccine
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Associated Press
September 09, 2019 - 7:40 pm
Parents of unvaccinated children in New York state are protesting the repeal of a religious exemption to school immunization requirements.
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measles, mumps and rubella vaccine
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Mack Rosenberg
August 29, 2019 - 7:11 pm
Connecticut Gov. New Lamont announced Thursday the Health Department must release school-by-school immunization rates, after a couple filed a lawsuit looking to block the move.
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measles, mumps and rubella vaccine
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July 10, 2019 - 7:24 pm
A group of parents is suing New York state in an effort to reinstate a religious exemption to vaccine mandates.
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Measles vaccine
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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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