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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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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
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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
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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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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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...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
Outbreak raises vaccine exemption concerns

...infected infants too young for vaccination, and the third case infected...to delaying or deferring vaccination, or even choosing to do...leaders, pursuing universal vaccinations for sexually transmitted...three infants too young for vaccination were kept from the facility...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2012-03-27/outbreak-raises-vaccine-exemption-co
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Photo feature: A shot in the arm

Pete Triana of Soldotna receives an H1N1 vaccination from Betsy Laws during the mass-dispensing clinic conducted by the Central Peninsula H1N1 Task Force on Tuesday at the Kenai National Guard Armory.

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/120909/new_528506105.shtml
What others say: Measles outbreak a reminder to vaccinate

...nationwide. So forget rumors you might have heard about vaccinations and make sure you and your children have had one.That's...in England years ago as another reason for the decline in vaccinations. The report suggested that some of the ingredients in the...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-06-18/what-others-say-measles-outbreak-
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