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Despite crackdown, is state losing ground in vaccination push?

Despite crackdown, is state losing ground in vaccination push?

By Chris Reed Four years into a crackdown on high numbers of California students going unvaccinated because of claimed concerns over vaccine risks, new statisticsfrom the 2018-2019 school year show that 10 percent or more of the students in 117 kindergartens and 5 percent or more of those at 1,500 other kindergartens do not have their […]

California Woman Wins Huge Settlement In CPS Incident Where Son Was Taken, Given 13 Vaccines

California Woman Wins Huge Settlement In CPS Incident Where Son Was Taken, Given 13 Vaccines

MICHAEL VOLPE CONTRIBUTOR   A California woman said her infant son was taken by Child Protective Services, then given a full body medical test and thirteen vaccines without a warrant or parental consent. This was done based on the recommendation of a doctor who has been sued repeatedly. Rachel Bruno reached a $500,000 settlement in […]

Low-Cost Vaccination Clinic

Low-Cost Vaccination Clinic

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Despite California’s strict new law, hundreds of schools still don’t have enough vaccinated kids

Despite California’s strict new law, hundreds of schools still don’t have enough vaccinated kids

LOS ANGELES—Even with a new law that has boosted kindergarten vaccination rates to record highs, hundreds of schools across California still have so many children lacking full immunization that they pose an increased risk of disease outbreaks, according to a Los Angeles Times analysis of state data. At nearly 750 schools, 90 percent or fewer […]

Vaccination rate jumps in California after tougher inoculation law

Vaccination rate jumps in California after tougher inoculation law

LOS ANGELES — The vaccination rate for California’s kindergartners jumped this fall from the previous year, with the percentage of students with all required vaccinations rising to 96 percent from 93 percent. It was the highest vaccination rate among kindergartners since 2001, the California Department of Public Health said. The increase comes after Gov. Jerry […]

Measles outbreak grows in L.A despite California’s strict new vaccination law

Measles outbreak grows in L.A despite California’s strict new vaccination law

LOS ANGELES — Six months after California’s strict vaccine law took effect, a measles outbreak has infected 20 people, most of them in Los Angeles County, prompting a search for others who may have been exposed to the highly contagious virus. Most of the patients live in western areas of the county, including L.A.’s Westside, […]

Low fee Vaccination and Licensing Event at Thousand Oaks City Hall — Saturday February 6th

Low fee Vaccination and Licensing Event at Thousand Oaks City Hall — Saturday February 6th

The City of Thousand Oaks and the city’s animal care provider, Los Angeles County Animal Care and Control, will be conducting a low-fee vaccination clinic and dog licensing event on February 6, 2016, from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon at City Hall located at 2100 Thousand Oaks Boulevard. This event will provide residents the opportunity […]

Another mandatory vaccination bill advancing

Another mandatory vaccination bill advancing

By Chris Reed . When it comes to toughening state vaccination laws, the Legislature’s not done yet. A measure that would require child-care workers to be vaccinated for three common childhood diseases has passed a key vote in the Assembly Appropriations Committee. KQED News has the details: It was the last committee stop for the bill, […]

Brown signs vax bill, drawing lawsuit vow

Brown signs vax bill, drawing lawsuit vow

By James Poulos ‘ As Gov. Jerry Brown signed a tough new vaccination bill into law, its vociferous opponents — who had fought the measure tooth and nail — vowed to sue the state and rally voters against it. Senate Bill 277 “requires almost all California schoolchildren to be fully vaccinated in order to attend public or private school, […]

CA vaccine bill placed in intensive care

CA vaccine bill placed in intensive care

By James Poulos  , cialis Faced with an unexpected new source of opposition, California lawmakers trying to tighten up vaccine exemptions have been thrown back on the defensive. “In requiring vaccinations as a prerequisite for enrolling children in school, detractors said, the bill would legalize institutional discrimination,” the Sacramento Bee reported. According to the Associated Press, […]