Vaccine

Livingston County reports two mumps cases

Two people in Livingston County have come down with mumps, according to health officials there. Both live in the county, and both were fully vaccinated,...
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Fri, 05/17/2019 - 1:04pm
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Connections: What rights do young people have when it comes to vaccines and exemptions?

When an 18-year old decided to get vaccinated, against his parents' wishes, his story went viral. And it sparked questions beyond his family: What does...
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Tue, 02/26/2019 - 9:18am
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Monroe County health officials urge parents and doctors to increase vaccination efforts

With more measles cases in the last month than in the entire previous decade, Monroe County health officials urged parents to take action. A growing...
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Tue, 02/05/2019 - 1:07pm
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Measles cluster in Monroe County grows to 7; linked to unvaccinated children

An outbreak of measles in Monroe County – the worst since the state health department began tracking yearly data – has now sickened seven children....
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Fri, 02/01/2019 - 12:30pm
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Connections: Discussing the latest measles outbreak and the importance of vaccines

We discuss the recent measles outbreak in the Pacific Northwest, where most of the victims were not vaccinated. Monroe County Public Health Commissioner...
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Fri, 01/25/2019 - 9:36am
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Measles case confirmed in Monroe County

Monroe County has confirmed its first case of measles since 2014, and only its second in the last decade. County health department spokesperson Ryan...
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Fri, 01/04/2019 - 5:24am
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Connections: Why is this year's flu season worse than usual?

Federal health officials say this year’s flu season is more intense than previous years, and is still getting worse. The CDC predicts that it is on...
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Thu, 02/01/2018 - 10:46am
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