Tagged: Vaccines

How Some States Are Boosting Vaccination Rates

OPB |Feb. 27, 2014 12:06 p.m.

THURSDAY: Oregon's new law to make it harder for parents to opt out of their children's vaccinations goes into effect March 1. We'll ask how laws like these are faring in other states.

Vaccinating Children In State Custody

OPB |Nov. 04, 2013 12:30 p.m.

MONDAY: A case before the Oregon Supreme Court challenges whether the state has the right to vaccinate children who are under the state's care because of parental neglect or abuse.

Whooping Cough Hits the Northwest

May 08, 2012 9:20 a.m.

Soon after being declared an epidemic in Washington, whooping cough is spreading in Oregon.

Turning Away Patients for Refusing Vaccines

Oct. 18, 2011 9:20 a.m.

There is a growing trend among some pediatricians to turn away families who refuse to vaccinate their kids.

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