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AUG 28, 2015 - Huffington Post

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Some Parts Of The U.S. Still Have Unacceptably Low Vaccination Rates

By: Rachael Rettner Published: 08/27/2015 04:55 PM EDT on LiveScience Most infants and kindergartners in the United States are up-to-date with their vaccinations, but there are some areas where vaccination rates are lower, potentially increasing the risk that diseases will spread there, according to two new reports from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The first report found that ...

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AUG 28, 2015 - Washington Times

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Ohio logs better-than-average childhood vaccination rates

CLEVELAND (AP) - The percentage of children receiving the measles, mumps and rubella vaccine on time has increased in Ohio, and a state official says a measles outbreak might have helped raise awareness. The Plain Dealer in Cleveland (http://bit.ly/1LzSmn9 ) reports nearly 96 percent of children between 19 and 35 ...

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AUG 27, 2015 - Washington Times

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Vaccination rates still high after Disneyland outbreak sparked debate: CDC

Months after a Disneyland measles outbreak cast a harsh light on the "anti-vaxx" movement, the Obama administration said Thursday that childhood vaccination rates remain high across the country and that less than 2 percent of kindergarteners were exempt from the shot requirements for the 2014-2015 school year. The Centers for ...

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AUG 21, 2015 - Huffington Post

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Carly Fiorina's Fuzzy Vaccine Claims Debunked

The following post first appeared on FactCheck.org. Carly Fiorina recently said some unnamed vaccine-preventable diseases are “not communicable” and “not contagious,” and some immunizations are not “necessary” for school-age children. The fact is that every immunization recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention covers a highly communicable disease. Fiorina, a former businesswoman, is running for the Republican presidential nomination. Though her ...

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AUG 18, 2015 - Baltimore Sun

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