As the world struggles to control the coronavirus, U.S. officials are refighting public health battles they thought they had won.
Health officials say Connecticut child has contracted measles
State Health Commissioner Renee Coleman-Mitchell said Friday that the child was not infectious while at school.
No vote to end religious vaccine exemptions this year
Lawmakers abandoned their quest this year because they couldn’t reach agreement on what to do with unvaccinated children already in school.
Tong: No constitutional barrier to removing state’s religious exemption on vaccines
Legislative leaders are still deciding whether they will take up the hot-button issue of repealing the provision this year.
CT health officials set to release school-level data on unvaccinated children
The state Department of Public Health will release details Friday morning about how many children at each school in the state are vaccinated.
Third case of measles this year confirmed in Connecticut
The third case comes four months into the year. State health officials said it is not linked to the two cases that were reported in January.
CT doctors, insurers concerned about dropping vaccination rate
Scientists will make the case for vaccines in Hartford on Tuesday, with a dissent from Robert F. Kennedy Jr.
Murphy pushes bill that would prod parents to vaccinate their kids
WASHINGTON — As the reported number of measles cases around the nation steadily grows, Sen. Chris Murphy announced Tuesday he will introduce a bill requiring parents who chose not to vaccinate their children to hear the dangers of their decision.
Malloy gets flu shot, then jabs Christie, Paul on vaccines
When you’re Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, even getting a flu vaccination can be political, especially when it comes during a measles outbreak that has cast a harsh light on two presidential contenders who would appeal to vaccine doubters.
CT measles cases: 3 in past decade, 3 more in 2014
Connecticut has had three confirmed cases of measles this year — the same number of cases as in the previous 10 years combined, according to public health officials.