WASHINGTON — A day after the director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Dr. Tom Frieden, warned about a potentially “large outbreak” of measles, doctors are renewing their call for immunizations against the…
WASHINGTON — The measles outbreak that originated in a California theme park is now in 14 states. People who’ve gotten sick range in age from 57 years to 10 months old. Most have not been vaccinated. A D.C.…
Hundreds of children now are barred from Prince George\’s
County classrooms for failing to receive required vaccinations.
UPPER MARLBORO, Md. (AP) — About 400 students in Prince George’s County are barred from school this week because they haven’t gotten their vaccinations. District officials say they made every attempt to warn parents of…
The clock is being reset for some students who haven\’t received the immunizations required for school.
Prince George\’s County Public Schools will offer four, free immunization clinics this weekend. Anne Arundel County will offer clinics starting Monday.
Vaccination clinics will open Tuesday morning in Germantown, Rockville and Silver Spring. All 7th graders must have the shots.
Measles outbreaks have been reported in 13 U.S. cities and health officials say some of those cases were contracted in a foreign country.
The outbreaks at area college campuses are part of a national pattern and researchers are trying to determine why college students are at risk for a childhood disease.
College students aren\’t immune to getting sick. And college campuses in Virginia and Maryland are reporting outbreaks of the mumps.