An informal survey of 10 college students, shows that eight students said they hoping to take the COVID-19 vaccine in the very near future.
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With the expected arrival of the COVID-19 vaccine in the coming weeks, it is critical to still follow the social distance guidelines and wear a mask covering to further improve the state of the global pandemic and preserve the safety of the public.
Early cervical and testicular cancer detection screenings are recommended for college students, according to the University health center.
The question that comes to mind is why would a disease that has previously been eradicated by successful vaccinations make a comeback in 2015? The answer: the ignorance of anti-vaxxers.
Earlier this week, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported 189 cases of measles in 2013. This year so far, there were at least 53 reported cases in 10 states. But in 2000, the disease had been almost completely eliminated.
When Felix Gonzales’ four-year-old son, Fabian, plays with other children, he is at risk for contracting deadly diseases that would not be a concern if he would have received all the vaccinations most children in California get routinely.
Students at the University of La Verne are split over whether the human papillomavirus vaccine should be mandatory for girls entering the sixth grade.
A vaccine that could prevent a common form of cancer has been found, but its pricetag could be prohibitive to the population that needs it most – college–age women.