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Albany has toughened the requirements for vaccinating school students, starting with those attending kindergarten.


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A sixth case of the measles was confirmed last week in Ontario's Niagara region. Officials believe it is connected to the other five and to a youth gathering in Toronto earlier this month. 

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With an outbreak of measles reported in 14 states, Assemblyman Sean Ryan is proposing legislation that would require a child to be vaccinated before a parent can receive their child dependent tax deduction.

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The multi-state measles outbreak tied to Disneyland has local officials urging residents to get vaccinated. 

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Mumps is a disease which was once a serious health problem but has been essentially wiped out by a vaccine licensed in 1967.