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...continually monitored for safety and effectiveness.Anti-vaccination parents include a mix of views - from religious communities...University of Michigan.Most hesitant parents do not avoid all vaccinations. They typically under-vaccinate, either delaying the...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/gosia-wozniacka/2015-02-23
Many local children exempt from vaccinations

...medical reasons.There have been 1,060 vaccination exemptions in the Kenai Peninsula School...Erkeneff wrote. "All students must have vaccinations up to date prior to attending school...every couple of days. Nationally, vaccination has been a trending topic, especially...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-02-09/many-local-children-exempt-from-vacc
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Bob Franken: Bitter, nasty medicine

...him no small amount of grief: While supporting the idea of vaccinations, he went on to say "But I also understand that parents...clarifying what he meant - which was supposed to be that vaccinations are truly a good and necessary thing, based on settled science...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-02-07/bob-franken-bitter-nasty-medicine
Opinion
The foolish anti-vaccination crowd

...plugged the anti-vaccination cause, citing "books...get exempted from vaccinations, according to NBC...but the absence of vaccination is a boon to their...England saw MMR vaccination rates fall to 80 percent...have yet received vaccinations. Jenny McCarthy styles...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-03-19/the-foolish-anti-vaccination-crow
Opinion
Animals to receive microchips at Kenai animal shelter

...via online videos and tutorials provided by the chip's manufacturer. Chambers said that the procedure is similar to the vaccinations that shelter staff currently perform. The shelter already has a set of scanners, which it has been using for several years...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-01-29/animals-to-receive-microchips-at-ken
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Three chickenpox cases reported in Kenai/Soldotna area

...exposed to chickenpox or received a vaccination. Dr. Brian Yablon, a state epidemiologist...cannot capture it again. A chickenpox vaccination is required for school age children...area and that it is preventable with a vaccination," he said. Adolescent and adult vaccines...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-03-06/three-chickenpox-cases-reported-in-k
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...their immunity.The World Health Organization officials said the combination strategy already is starting to be used in mass vaccination campaigns in some hard-hit areas and is being introduced for routine immunizations in developing countries, too."It...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/community/2014-08-23-1
Community
New shot requirements begin: Varicella (chickenpox) vaccination goes into effect July 1

...varicella (chickenpox) vaccinations or that they already have...to need only one varicella vaccination. Varicella is a contagious...disease. A single varicella vaccination is estimated to be effective...who have received only one vaccination may remain unprotected...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/041009/peo_285881437.shtml
Too few getting flu shots

...with some patients claiming they are too healthy to need a vaccination and others saying the side effects scare them away."Every...because of the flu, and doctors urge people to get a yearly vaccination.Dr. Jeanette Legenza at the Children's Clinic in Anchorage...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2013-12-30/too-few-getting-flu-shots
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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
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