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California Legislature OKs school vaccine bill

...school vaccination laws in the country in reaction to a recent measles outbreak at Disneyland.The Senate reaffirmed the bill striking...of Santa Monica introduced the measure after the outbreak of measles at Disneyland in December infected over 100 people in the U...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-06-30/california-legislature-oks-school-vac
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California governor signs strict school vaccine legislation

...contentious California bill to impose one of the strictest school vaccination laws in the country following an outbreak of measles at Disneyland late last year.Brown, a Democrat, issued a signing statement just one day after lawmakers sent him the bill...

http://juneauempire.com/regional/2015-06-30/california-governor-signs-strict-sch
Regional News
Kenai health center on alert for measles

...money to the area.With a high number of measles outbreaks in the Lower 48 from Jan. 1...Barrows said Alaska hasn't had a reported measles case since 2000, the state is ranked...Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, measles was documented as eliminated, not native...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-06-12/kenai-health-center-alert-measles
State
California vaccine bill clears major legislative hurdle

...obstacles before the measure heads to the desk of Gov. Jerry Brown.The bill aims to increase immunization rates after a measles outbreak linked to Disneyland in December sickened over 100 people in the U.S. and Mexico.It would give California one...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-06-26/california-vaccine-bill-clears-major-
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Malaria killed more people than usual in Ebola outbreak

...health system also resulted in a drop in vaccination coverage, putting the country at risk of a resurgence of diseases like measles and polio.____Online: http://www.thelancet.com/journals/laninf/article/PIIS1473-3099(15)00061-4...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-06-24/malaria-killed-more-people-usual-ebol
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Statewide creative writing contest winners include Southeast residents

...the Alaska Dispatch News:? Grand Prize: "The Old Road: Measles 1963" by Cass Crandall, Homer? Editor's Choice: "Atop...Anchorage (HM)? Nonfiction Open to Public: "The Old Road: Measles 1963" by Cass Crandall, Homer (winner); "The Coffin...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-06-10/statewide-creative-writing-contest-winner
Art
Empire Editorial: Thumbs up, Thumbs down for Feb. 2, 2015

...up to vaccinations. We've had our eyes on the outbreak of measles spreading among unvaccinated children in the Lower 48. Thankfully...reported in Alaska - and there haven't been any cases of measles in Alaska since 2000. That's due to vaccinations.

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-02-02/empire-editorial-thumbs-thumbs-down-f
Opinion
Vaccination fees waived in August

...visiting places were many diseases are endemic. There have been measles outbreaks around the country, including in Seattle. Being...most likely to end up with serious complications from ... measles or whooping cough or chicken pox."While the focus is on...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-07/vaccination-fees-waived-august
Local
Health officials confirm Alaska mumps case

...diagnosed with mumps five days before the group left.The woman told health officials she thought she had received the mumps, measles and rubella vaccination as a child. She did not have a record of the vaccination.No one else on the trip were affected.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-08/health-officials-confirm-alaska-mumps-c
State
Health officials confirm Alaska mumps case

...diagnosed with mumps five days before the group left.The woman told health officials she thought she had received the mumps, measles and rubella vaccination as a child. She did not have a record of the vaccination.No one else on the trip were affected.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-09/health-officials-confirm-alaska-mumps-c
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