Home Tags Vaccines

Tag: Vaccines

video

Humpday Health: Why it’s important to get yourself vaccinated

Doctors all over the country recommend everyone to get vaccinated for diseases like tetanus, measles, and more. However, some people are worried about the perceived side effects of those vaccines.

Tourists say they contracted hepatitis A on trip to San Diego

San Diego County is battling the worst hepatitis A outbreakĀ seen in the United States in decades. So far, 20 people have died in the past year.
Rebecca Bredow, of the Detroit area, has been sentenced to seven days in jail for refusing to bring her child's vaccinations up to date. (Photo: ABC News)video

Mother who refused to bring son’s vaccines to date gets 7 days in jail

Rebecca Bredow, of the Detroit area, has been sentenced to seven days in jail for refusing to bring her child's vaccinations up to date.
video

North Carolina health officials report 7 cases of mumps

The North Carolina Division of Public Health is encouraging North Carolinians to make sure they are up-to-date on their vaccines after seven mumps cases were identified in North Carolina residents in April.

Zika vaccine now in first round of testing

Researchers are one step closer to creating an approved Zika vaccine, with the first round of safety trials already underway.

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Religious exemption on vaccinations in NC repealed in bill

videoSome 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

videoThe 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

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.

Most Popular

Subscribe to WWAY's Daily News Email