Vaccines

Mayor Bill de Blasio Public Health Crisis
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April 10, 2019 - 3:02 pm
A civil rights lawyer announced Wednesday that he is planning a lawsuit on behalf of opponents to New York City’s order requiring residents of Williamsburg to receive mandatory measles vaccinations.
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Markell DeLoatch, Public Opinion, USA Today
April 05, 2019 - 2:15 pm
As measles outbreaks continue to grow in New York City and Rockland County, state lawmakers are pushing legislation that would end religious exemptions on required vaccinations.
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Dreamstime
March 28, 2019 - 1:58 pm
https://wcbs880.radio.com/articles/rockland-county-declares-state-emergency-amid-measles-outbreak The Suffolk County Health Department urges residents to get their children vaccinated as a precaution.
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Court House
Dreamstime
March 12, 2019 - 7:26 pm
A federal judge in White Plains Tuesday ruled Rockland County can block unvaccinated children from attending school as the area deals with a growing measles outbreak.
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March 12, 2019 - 4:24 pm
The New York chapters of a national pediatrics organization are supporting legislation in the state Legislature that would allow minors to get vaccinated without parental consent.
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Measles Vaccine
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March 08, 2019 - 7:03 pm
Some New York State lawmakers are proposing legislation that would allow minors to receive vaccinations without parental consent after the Health Department claimed a recent measles outbreak is being made worse by so-called “anti-vaxxers.”
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Schumer on shingles
Sophia Hall/WCBS 880
January 07, 2019 - 3:39 pm
Sen. Chuck Schumer called on the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Monday to address a shingles vaccine shortage on Long Island, saying it’s the "perfect example" as to why the government shutdown should end.
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Dreamstime
May 31, 2018 - 2:14 pm
Vaccines for public school students are required in New York state, unless parents claim the shots violate their religious beliefs.
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