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Measles immunization required at EWU starting in fall 2019

Measles immunization required at EWU starting in fall 2019

May 8, 2019

Five of the four-year public universities in Washington already have a measles immunization requirement. EWU will soon make it six. The EWU board o...

Inslee declares state of emergency over measles outbreak

Inslee declares state of emergency over measles outbreak

February 15, 2019

Washington state Governor Jay Inslee declared a state of emergency on Jan. 28 due to the major increase of measles cases in a matter of a few weeks. ...

EWU sole public college in Washington to not require measles vaccine

EWU sole public college in Washington to not require measles vaccine

January 24, 2019

Of the six public four-year colleges in Washington state, EWU is the only school to not require its students to have the measles immunization. While the...

Anti-vaccination movement detrimental to our public health

By Zoe Colburn, Opinion Editor

February 23, 2015

Filed under Opinion

Somehow in recent years a movement that had more or less gone by the wayside has come back full-force. For whatever reason, it’s once again become at least borderline-popular not to vaccinate your children. Anti-vaccination crowds cite everything from the mercury content in vaccines to the age-old claim that vaccinations cause autism as reasons to avoid them. However,...

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