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Vaccine waiver rates slightly rise in Michigan

Vaccine waiver rates slightly rise in Michigan

Vaccine waiver rates for school-age children have increased slightly in Michigan. Data from the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services shows the vaccine waiver rate climbed from 3.2 percent in 2016 to 3.6 percent in 2017, and the daycare waiver rate was 2.5...
Hepatitis A still a concern for high risk groups

Hepatitis A still a concern for high risk groups

It’s been more than two years since public health officials began battling a hepatitis A outbreak in Michigan, and as of Nov. 7 the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) is reporting 905 cases. In comparison, the state recorded 327 cases 2011-2015....