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Vaccine

OSU students not included in bill banning measles vaccine exemption

Jaycee Kalama, News Contributor
April 1, 2019

With 74 currently reported cases from a measles outbreak in Washington and four in Oregon, Oregon legislature looks to ban non-medical vaccine exemptions for school children, although this would not affect...

Associate Professor of Epidemiology Jeffrey Bethel says although it is difficult to speak definitively, college campuses can be at risk for the spread of measles if they are lacking a strictly-enforced prematriculation vaccination requirement.

Hundreds of OSU students remain unvaccinated for measles, despite Washington outbreak

Canon Wright, News Contributor
February 13, 2019

A recent measles outbreak in Vancouver, Wash. presents a potential threat to the 297 Oregon State University students with Measles, Mumps and Rubella vaccine waivers, as well as the broader Corvallis community.Measles...

Blood Drive

OSU Blood Drive Association looks to reach new heights

Goal set to recruit more donors in winter termFive days, 650 pints of blood and up to 1,950 people receiving help. Just another description for the Blood Drive Association of Oregon State University.The...

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