vaccines

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More than 70 providers in Spokane County are providing, or will soon provide, pediatric Covid-19 vaccinations. Spokane Regional Health District Health Officer Dr. Francisco Velazquez says families should take advantage of the opportunity, because case numbers are rising among children and young people

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Hundreds of students, the youngest of which just became eligible this week, were vaccinated Friday at the Spokane Public Schools Pfizer immunization clinic.

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On Wednesday many high-risk workers, people who have medical conditions or are pregnant became eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine.

In a Spokane Regional Health District briefing Wednesday, Dr. Mark Schemmel, an obstetrics and gynecology specialist, urged everyone eligible, especially those who are pregnant, to contact a doctor and get a vaccine. 

Vaccine Exemption Bill Goes To Washington's Governor

Apr 23, 2019
TVW

The Washington House is sending a vaccine exemption bill to the governor.

The final version of the legislation was approved Tuesday. It was fueled by the outbreak of measles in southwestern Washington that sickened 72 children. But it ran into strong resistance from those worried about safety.

Spokane Regional Health District

Today on the Inland Journal podcast, we’ll hear two viewpoints about vaccines and vaccine safety.

In part one, we interviewed Del Bigtree, the founder and CEO of the Informed Consent Action Network. He has challenged the federal government’s system of evaluating and approving vaccines.

In this second half, we get a different view from Kayla DeBusk from the Immunization Assessment and Promotion Program at the Spokane Regional Health District.

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Today on the Inland Journal podcast, we’ll hear two viewpoints about vaccines and vaccine safety. Part one is with Del Bigtree, the founder and CEO of the Informed Consent Action Network. He has challenged the federal government’s system of evaluating and approving vaccines.

In the second half of this podcast, we’ll get a different view from Kayla DeBusk from the Immunization Assessment and Promotion Program at the Spokane Regional Health District.

UW Researcher Talks Cancer Vaccines

Sep 14, 2017
Photo courtesy of Gonzaga University

We’re familiar with vaccines for chicken pox and polio and other diseases. Nora Disis (DEE-suss) is developing vaccines for cancer. Dr. Disis is the associate dean for translational health sciences and a professor of medicine at the University of Washington.