Some students have not been vaccinated, as the law requires
SEATTLE (AP) — As districts headed back to school, thousands of students across the state who claim personal vaccine exemptions must receive the measles, mumps, and rubella vaccine, or they could...
Life-saving vaccine scientist’s 100th birthday celebrated
BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — It sounds like a fairy tale.
A poor boy, born in tragedy and raised by his aunt and uncle on a Montana farm, would grow up to become one of America's greatest...
Vaccine exemption bill among hundreds of laws taking effect
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Under a new law that takes effect Sunday, parents in Washington state will no longer be able to cite philosophical or personal beliefs to exempt their children from the...
Washington state limits exemptions for measles vaccine
VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) — Parents in Washington state will no longer be able to claim a personal or philosophical exemption for their children from receiving the combined measles, mumps and rubella...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana Health Commissioner Kris Box has issued a statewide standing order that adults don't need to see a health care provider for a prescription for the measles, mumps and...
Senate approves bill limiting measles vaccine exemptions
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — A measure to remove the philosophical exemption for the combined measles, mumps and rubella vaccine cleared the Washington state Senate Wednesday night.
Officials: Detroit auto show attendee diagnosed with rubella
DETROIT (AP) — Michigan health officials say people who attended the North American International Auto Show in Detroit might have been exposed to the viral illness rubella.
The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services says it's been notified that someone from another state who attended the show from Jan. 13-15 has been diagnosed with rubella . The person might have been contagious while visiting Detroit.
Portable test helps identify refugees at risk of outbreaks
WASHINGTON (AP) — Call it a lab in a box: Researchers created a device about the size of a toaster that can test a drop of blood to tell, in about half an hour, who's immune to certain infections and who's not.