vaccination

Matt Dwyer
September 30, 2019 - 1:49 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A Hartford Superior Court judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed by a Connecticut couple seeking to stop the Department of Public Health from publicly releasing additional information about immunization rates at private and public schools. They had also sought to have school-by-...
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Parents who say vaccinations are dangerous, and doctors who say they are safe and effective met at an informational forum at the state Capitol in Hartford. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.
Matt Dwyer
May 13, 2019 - 4:34 pm
By SUSAN HAIGH Associated Press Connecticut lawmakers should not become complacent with the state's high vaccination rate, public health experts said Monday, warning that clusters of unvaccinated students identified in recent Department of Public Health data pose a public health risk for the entire...
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AP
April 14, 2019 - 6:15 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A group of state lawmakers insists it's unconstitutional to eliminate a religious exemption to the requirement that Connecticut schoolchildren be vaccinated. The 44 senators and representatives, mostly Republicans, have sent a letter to Democratic Attorney General William...
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File photo of a nurse with a syringe. (Photo by PA Images/Sipa USA)
Matt Dwyer
August 20, 2018 - 6:44 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Free vaccination clinics will be offered to prevent a hepatitis A outbreak. There hasn't been an outbreak in Connecticut but there have been in other states. The state Department of Public Health said Monday there's concern that a similar outbreak could happen in Connecticut...
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