Nigeria once had the most cases of wild polio in Africa, but it has now been three years since the disease was last detected. And as health workers there continue looking for children who have not received polio vaccinations, the…
By Benedict Moran, Jorgen Samso
Vaccinations have been made mandatory this summer for campers and staff in several counties north of New York City that annually fill up with kids from the Orthodox Jewish communities that have been hit hardest by measles.
By Michael Hill, Associated Press
Unvaccinated or undervaccinated kindergartners in at least 10 states were allowed to enroll provisionally for the last school year, without any formal exemption.
By Julie Carr Smyth, Associated Press
Senior lawmakers of both parties proposed legislation to tackle surprise medical bills, prescription drug costs and uneven vaccination rates.
By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Associated Press
By Mike Stobbe, Associated Press
Health officials say 71 more cases were reported last week, with 68 of them from New York.
By Hannah Grabenstein
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Two years after the World Health Organization declared India polio-free, an active strain of the virus has been found in samples of sewage water in the southern city of Hyderabad.
In our news wrap Thursday, the California State Assembly voted to require that nearly all public school children get their shots, or otherwise be homeschooled. Also, Congress completed work on a major trade package, clearing the way for the Obama…
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