The Daily Eastern News

Historical, modern perspectives of vaccination controversy

Logan Raschke, Editor-in-Chief

May 12, 2019

It all started with a study. In the early 1990s, a group of British researchers published a study in The Lancet that showed people who received the measles, mumps and rubella vaccination were more likely to have bowel disease than people who did not. One of the researchers who worked on the study...

Mumps cases diagnosed on campus

Mackenzie Freund, City Editor

September 14, 2015

Eastern has had two confirmed cases of the mumps virus with others being evaluated as of Monday. As of Sunday, there have been 177 reported cases of mumps with 128 of them associated with the outbreak at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, according to the Illinois Department of Public...

Vaccinations should not be ignored

Mace Mackiewicz, Copy Editor

September 2, 2015

When we were kids many of us feared shots and vaccines. A fear of needles is pretty common amongst people, a sharp metal object being pushed into our skin is naturally terrifying. Today it seems everywhere you look a former celebrity, a TV host or even people you know directly are saying not to vaccinate...

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