New Jersey Bill Advances To Change Vaccine Exemption For StudentsNew Jersey might change a religious exemption that has allowed nearly 9,000 students to avoid vaccinations in the 2013-14 school year.
Republican Party Takes On The Politics Of Vaccinations In Wake Of Measles OutbreakThe measles outbreak that started at Disneyland has now spread to 14 states and health officials in our area are doing all they can to keep the virus contained.
Governor Christie Clarifies Controversial Comment On VaccinationsChristie's comments follow a measles outbreak centered in California that has sickened more than 100 people in the U.S.
Skunk Tests Positive For Rabies In Rockland CountyA skunk in Clarkstown has tested positive for rabies after coming into contact with a dog belonging to an area resident, Rockland County health officials said Wednesday.
‘Infant Cocooning’ Growing In Popularity Among New ParentsAs CBS 2’s Cindy Hsu reported, more and more parents are “infant cocooning,” which means being vaccinated before seeing the baby.
As Case Count Rises, Gov. Cuomo Urges New Yorkers To Get Measles VaccinationGovernor Andrew Cuomo has urged all New Yorkers to get a measles vaccination. An outbreak of the highly contagious disease has continued to spread across the country.
Hepatitis A Vaccinations Continue Monday For Customers Of Bronx EateryThe New York City Department of Mental Hygiene will continue offering free vaccinations Monday to those who may have been exposed to Hepatitis A at a Bronx restaurant.
Sen Schumer Calls For Free Whooping Cough Vaccinations As Number Of Cases IncreasesThe number of whooping cough cases has tripled in New York, and Sen. Charles Schumer is calling on health officials to provide free vaccinations.
NY Lawmakers Want Chickens VaccinatedTwo New York State legislators want to require farmers in the state to vaccinate hens against salmonella, which sickened thousands of Americans and triggered the largest egg recall in U.S. history.