NC lawmakers say vaccination requirement changes dead
5 months ago
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NC lawmakers say vaccination requirement changes dead

Three lawmakers say their proposal to update North Carolina's childhood vaccination regimen and eliminate an immunization exemption on religious grounds is dead less than two weeks after their bill was filed.
Religious exemption on vaccinations in NC repealed in bill
5 months ago
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Religious exemption on vaccinations in NC repealed in bill

Some North Carolina senators worried about the revival of certain communicable diseases want to do away with North Carolina's childhood vaccination exemption on religious grounds.
Area parents, doctor join in on vaccination conversation
7 months ago
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Area parents, doctor join in on vaccination conversation

The debate over whether or not to vaccinate children is brewing across the country, and it's sparking the conversation right here in our community, too.
NC health agency reminds people to get measles vaccination
7 months ago
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NC health agency reminds people to get measles vaccination

North Carolina's health agency is advising people to vaccinate against measles, especially since 102 people from 14 states were diagnosed with the illness last month.
Flu season already peaking, experts suggest vaccination
3 years ago
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Flu season already peaking, experts suggest vaccination

It's that time of year to get your flu shot. The experts say this year, the flu is already peaking.
New Hanover Co. Health Department offers flu shots to students
3 years ago
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New Hanover Co. Health Department offers flu shots to students

The New Hanover County Health Department is partnering with county schools to provide flu vaccines to middle and high school students.
Feds mark NC vaccine plant ready for flu outbreak
4 years ago
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Feds mark NC vaccine plant ready for flu outbreak

A North Carolina vaccine plant is ready to gear up to fight a flu pandemic should one strike the United States.
Study: Vaccine reduces malaria in African children
4 years ago
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Study: Vaccine reduces malaria in African children

The quest for the world's first malaria vaccine appears to have taken a big step.
Vaccine boosters required, recommended for adolescents
4 years ago
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Vaccine boosters required, recommended for adolescents

April is Adolescent Immunization Awareness Month in North Carolina, and the NC Division of Public Health is reminding parents to protect their teens and pre-teens by bringing them up to date on required and recommended vaccinations.
HEALTHWATCH:  Disputed autism study sparks debate about vaccines
5 years ago
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HEALTHWATCH: Disputed autism study sparks debate about vaccines

More than a decade after a British doctor linked vaccinations to autism in children, his study is being called a fraud.