vaccines

URMC and Rochester Regional to test COVID-19 vaccine

The University of Rochester Medical Center and Rochester Regional Health are among the institutions partnering with the drug company Pfizer and the...
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Tue, 05/05/2020 - 12:48pm
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Connections: How the pandemic is affecting vaccination rates for children

With all of the talk about a coronavirus vaccine, a concerning trend has taken hold in the United States and around the world: children are missing...
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Mon, 05/04/2020 - 11:29am
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Warren on HPV, sex education bills: 'That’s just pushing it way too far'

Rochester Mayor Lovely Warren said she “could not be silent” on potential state laws that would mandate the HPV vaccine for children born after 2009 and...
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Wed, 02/26/2020 - 12:58pm
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Finger Lakes family back in court over son’s vaccine exemption

A Yates County family whose son was barred from school after being denied a medical exemption for vaccines was back in court Friday, arguing that he...
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Fri, 02/21/2020 - 1:45pm
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State court upholds end of religious exemptions to vaccines

A state appeals court in Seneca County has upheld New York’s elimination of religious exemptions to vaccine requirements. The ruling from State Supreme...
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Wed, 11/06/2019 - 1:09pm
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Morelle backs bills targeting religious exemptions to vaccines

U.S. Rep. Joe Morelle is sponsoring two bills that he said will increase the number of children who get vaccinated against preventable diseases. The...
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Fri, 09/13/2019 - 1:32pm
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Repeal of religious exemption to vaccines hits hurdles in rural Finger Lakes

“We’ve been inundated,” Kristen Wagner said as she unpacked vaccines inside the Yates County public health offices in Penn Yan. “We’re trying the best...
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Mon, 09/02/2019 - 6:20am
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Monroe County extends clinic hours for back-to-school vaccine push

Monroe County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo and public health commissioner Michael Mendoza on Wednesday urged families to get their children vaccinated in...
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Wed, 08/28/2019 - 1:35pm
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Connections: Discussing the state of vaccines and vaccine exemptions

New York State is joining a growing list of states that have banned religious exemptions for vaccines. And while the state passed the ban this year,...
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Tue, 07/09/2019 - 10:48am
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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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