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How Aggressive are Your Student’s College Vaccination Policies?

By Michelle Goldstein / September 3, 2015

University policies on vaccination requirements vary greatly. When preparing to send your child to college, it is wise to investigate your university’s vaccine regulations in order to be best prepared. For those parents who want to limit or avoid vaccinations, arming oneself with this knowledge can prove to be especially important. University vaccine policies are […]

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Many in Fort Collins rush to get meningitis vaccines in wake of deaths

By VT / June 24, 2010

After Lisa Krizman of Loveland lost her daughter, Sierra, to meningitis in 2007, she started a foundation to bolster awareness of the disease and raise money for vaccination clinics. Now that Fort Collins Adult Hockey Association players Brian Wormus and Nick Smith have died of invasive meningococcal disease, Krizman is fast-tracking a meningitis vaccination clinic […]

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Why your child’s meningitis jab may NOT offer protection after all

By VT / June 22, 2010

Rachel Ellis Daily Mail 06/22/2010 Parents have their children vaccinated in the belief it offers vital protection against serious infections. But now there are concerns that the meningitis C vaccine may not be effective during key times in their child’s life. New research has revealed that within seven years of receiving the jab, three quarters […]