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Kenai health center on alert for measles

...nation is surprising.The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices recommends a two-dose schedule of the MMR - measles, mumps and rubella - vaccine. The first dose should be given when children are 12-15 months old and the second at 4-6 years old...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-06-12/kenai-health-center-alert-measles
State
How federal budget cuts could affect Alaska

...300 HIV tests. A cut of $96,000 for vaccinations would mean 1,400 fewer children receiving vaccines to prevent measles, mumps, rubella, tetanus, whooping cough, influenza, and Hepatitis B.Senior Care: Alaska would lose about $184,000 in money...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-02-26-0
State
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...and ``B'' to that list, as well as mumps. The haemophilus influenza type b - commonly...meningitis in young children, Becker said. Mumps is a viral disease characterized by fever...said. Most Alaskans already receive the mumps vaccine in the common MMR shot, named...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/051000/Loc_shots.shtml
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...Hib), polio, diphtheria, tetanus, mumps, rubella, rotavirus and hepatitis A and...Hib), polio, diphtheria, tetanus, mumps, rubella, rotavirus and hepatitis A and...Hib), polio, diphtheria, tetanus, mumps, rubella, rotavirus and hepatitis A and...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/041499/Com_vaccines.shtml
Vaccinate now

...children in grades K-12 will be required to be immunized against mumps, hepatitis A and hepatitis B. Children in childcare facilities...recommended for years. Almost all Alaska children have received mumps vaccine because it is a component of the MMR combination vaccine...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/012201/Ope_Letters4.html
Opinion
Outside editorial: Phony research must not deter needed vaccinations

...frightening possibility that MMR, a combined vaccine for measles, mumps and rubella, was causing childhood bowel diseases and autism...Polio, measles, rubella, meningitis, hepatitis A and B, mumps, chicken pox, tetanus, diphtheria, whooping cough, influenza...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/011911/opi_772084568.shtml
Opinion
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...children in grades K-12 will be required to be immunized against mumps, hepatitis A and hepatitis B. Children in childcare facilities...recommended for years. Almost all Alaska children have received mumps vaccine because it is a component of the MMR combination vaccine...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/012201/Ope_Letters4.shtml
Morally unacceptable

...vaccine. One of the primary manufacturer's of these vaccines is Merck Pharmaceutical. Merck, who makes the only alternative mumps and measles vaccines in a monovalent form, is presently not making these vaccines available to the public and will not yet...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/010903/let_letter3.shtml
Opinion
Outside editorial: Vaccination vindication

...medical establishment covered up a connection between autism and the MMR vaccine, which protects infants against measles, mumps and rubella. Still, the conclusive repudiation of what has been a sacred text for the anti-vaccination movement should reassure...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/021010/opi_561116553.shtml
Opinion
Anchorage schools send hundreds home on first day

...vaccine was added this year to the list of others required by the state: diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis, polio, measles, mumps, rubella, Hepatitis A and Hepatitis B. All are free - paid for by the state - although private physicians usually charge...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/082109/sta_484055687.shtml

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