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′Dangerous′ number of vaccines missed, UN report warns | News | DW | 15.07.2019

Almost 20 million children worldwide missed their vaccinations in 2018, the report said. Misinformation led to many parents avoiding the vaccines as the “anti-vaxx” movement soured public perception. Source: ′Dangerous′ number of vaccines missed, UN report warns | News | DW | 15.07.2019

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Anti-Vaxxers Fail to Block New York Law Eliminating Religious Exemptions to Vaccine Requirements

A New York State Supreme Court Justice on Friday rejected a suit brought by 55 families attempting to block the state’s recently passed law “eliminating exemptions to school vaccination requirements on the basis of religious beliefs,” Ars Technica reported. Source: Anti-Vaxxers Fail to Block New York Law Eliminating Religious Exemptions to Vaccine Requirements

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Unvaccinated Little Girl Nearly Dies from Tetanus After Fall Outside | Katie Joy

A toddler in Hawaii fell off old bleachers and contracted tetanus. The illness nearly killed the little girl, and her mother is urging parents to vaccinate […] Source: Unvaccinated Little Girl Nearly Dies from Tetanus After Fall Outside | Katie Joy

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State Broadens Investigation Of Doctors For Issuing Questionable Vaccination Exemptions | California Healthline

The Medical Board of California is investigating at least four doctors for issuing questionable vaccine exemptions for numerous children. The investigations come amid the nation’s worst measles out… Source: State Broadens Investigation Of Doctors For Issuing Questionable Vaccination Exemptions | California Healthline

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Measles is ruining our summer

Summer hasn’t been all that fun for the Bergers.In June, the Plainview, LI, family passed up a trip to Los Angeles because they were fearful their 4-month-old daughter would be exposed to measles Source: Measles is ruining our summer

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Unvaccinated schoolchildren more common than thought – HoustonChronicle.com

Many Houston area children are being exposed to unvaccinated schoolmates at rates greater than previously thought, whether because of exemptions for non-medical reasons or simple tardiness in getting the required shots, according to a new analysis of the latest state data. Source: Unvaccinated schoolchildren more common than thought – HoustonChronicle.com

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Fewer measles cases reported last week, but don’t declare victory – KXLY

The number of measles cases reported in the United States has fallen the last few weeks, but experts say it’s not time to declare victory. Source: Fewer measles cases reported last week, but don’t declare victory – KXLY