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Health officials confirm Alaska mumps case

...five days before the group left.The woman told health officials she thought she had received the mumps, measles and rubella vaccination as a child. She did not have a record of the vaccination.No one else on the trip were affected.

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-09-08/health-officials-confirm-alaska-mump
News
Cal Thomas: Constitution 'central to our way of life'

...are to be denied entry are children who have not been vaccinated for certain types of diseases, including mumps, measles, rubella, polio, tetanus and diphtheria toxoids, pertussis, influenza type B and hepatitis B, and any other vaccinations for preventable...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-07-07/cal-thomas-constitution-central-t
Opinion
The foolish anti-vaccination crowd

...movement. She has a boy with autismlike symptoms that she is convinced were caused by the vaccine for measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR). You can credit her passion for her child, sympathize with her heartbreak -- and still cringe at her wholly irrational...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-03-19/the-foolish-anti-vaccination-crow
Opinion
Poem: When I Grow Up and Become a Veterinarian

...That there's never been any animals ailment,That a great big bowl of ice cream can't cure.I'll give caribous with rubella,Large bowls of FrenchVanilla.And chocolate Easter eggs,To moose with broken legs,Instead of performing a very messy...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/arts-entertainment/2014-04-23/poem-when-i-grow-up-an
Arts & Entertainment
Former school nurse pleads guilty to tampering

...students in Alaska schools are required to "be immunized against diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis, polio, measles, mumps, rubella and Hepatitis A and B, unless exempt for medical or religious reasons," according to Alaska statute.In the affidavit...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-02-10/former-school-nurse-pleads-guilty-to
News
Kenai Public Health Center on alert for measles

...surprising. The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices recommends a two-dose schedule of the MMR - measles, mumps and rubella - vaccine. The first dose should be given when children are 12-15 months old and the second at 4-6 years old. The Kenai...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-06-10/kenai-public-health-center-on-alert-
News
Health clinics offer back-to-school shots

...and acellular pertussis, or whooping cough) against diphtheria, pertussis (whooping cough), MMR (measles, mumps and rubella) and polio shots. As of last year, the state also requires vaccinations against hepatitis A and B. Children may not be...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/081102/bac_081102bts015.shtml
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