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Contra Costa County Maps Schools by Vaccination Rates; Find Yours

March 4, 2014 | 5:09 pm

Contra Costa County Maps Schools by Vaccination Rates; Find Yours

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27 schools and child-care facilities have opt-out rates of 9.9 percent or higher, a risk for disease outbreaks. Read more. …

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Private School Vaccine Opt-Outs Rise

September 10, 2012 | 9:54 am

Private School Vaccine Opt-Outs Rise

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By Hannah Dreier, Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) Parents who send their children to private schools in California are much more likely to opt out of immunizations than their public school counterparts, an Associated Press analysis has found, and not even the recent re-emergence of whooping cough has halted the downward trajectory of vaccinations among […]

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Video: Author Seth Mnookin’s “The Panic Virus” Debunks Autism Link to Vaccines

March 7, 2011 | 12:30 pm

Video: Author Seth Mnookin’s “The Panic Virus” Debunks Autism Link to Vaccines

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Journalist Seth Mnookin, author of the book The Panic Virus: A True Story of Medicine, Science, and Fear was on Forum today, talking about and debunking the link between autism and vaccines. The topic is of special interest in the Bay Area because Marin County has become a hotbed of anti-vaccine activity. “Marin County…has the […]

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