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Michigan School Bans Unvaccinated Kids Due To Case Of Whooping Cough

A single case of pertussis has led one Michigan school to ban unvaccinated students from class.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/06/2015

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Lawyer Wants Oakland County Judge To Order Measles Shots For 4 Children

A judge could decide whether to order four children in a Michigan family to get the measles vaccine against the wishes of their parents.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/04/2015

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Michigan Confirms First Child Death From Flu This Season

A child in southeast Michigan has died from the flu, making it the state’s first confirmed adolescent death from the virus this season.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/23/2015

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Measles Confirmed In Oakland County Adult; First Michigan Case Of 2015

Officials say the case may be associated with the recent Disneyland outbreak in California.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/23/2015

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Michigan Tightens Rules For Childhood Vaccinations

Rules that take effect Jan. 1 require parents to take extra steps to refuse the required shots for their children.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/12/2014

Mich. Has High Rate Of Parents Refusing Vaccines

Less than 72 percent of young children and 63 percent of Michigan adolescents are fully immunized, according to the Michigan State Medical Society.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/11/2013

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Upcoming Clinics Offer Affordable Pet Care

The Michigan Humane Society will host clinics offering low-cost vaccinations and microchipping.

CBS Detroit–03/31/2013

Amanda Peet gave birth to daughter Frances Pen in February of 2007. (Photo credit AXEL SCHMIDT/AFP/Getty Images)

Actress Amanda Peet Says Kids Need A Shot At Life

Amanda Peet is best known for her work in movies and television. But the actress is taking on a new role as Ambassador for the United Nations “Shot @ Life” campaign. Peet tells WWJ she wants to make sure kids in the U.S. and around the world receive the immunizations they need.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/16/2012

Michigan Report Shows Decline In Chickenpox, Mumps

Michigan health officials say a preliminary report of disease case counts from 2011 indicates childhood vaccination programs are effective

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/07/2012

College Life Can Mean Conditions For Meningitis Greater

Students living in residence halls – where they are more likely to share personal items – should be especially cautious.

11/14/2011

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