3 states to vote on health insurance mandate Kaiser Health News personnel writer Aimee Miles reports: ‘Voters in Arizona, Colorado and Oklahoma could have the opportunity Tuesday to repudiate the brand new health care law’s keystone provision, one that requires everyone to have health insurance or face a tax penalty from 2014’ . Read entire tale. This article was reprinted from kaiserhealthnews.org with permission from the Henry J. Kaiser Family members Foundation. Kaiser Health News, an editorially independent news service, is a scheduled program of the Kaiser Family Foundation, a nonpartisan health care policy research company unaffiliated with Kaiser Permanente.Installation will be completed this full month.. African countries commit to new meningitis vaccine Health ministers from countries of the African meningitis belt today committed themselves to introduce a highly promising applicant meningitis vaccine. The vaccine is made to prevent periodic epidemics of the deadly disease in these national countries. ‘Several hundred million people are vulnerable to meningitis in 25 African countries. Many generations have suffered,’ stated Professor Avocksouma Djona, Minister of Community Health, Chad. ‘With respect to all affected countries in Africa, we are collectively committing ourselves to put an end to devastating outbreaks of the disease today. We will ensure that this effective fresh vaccine is manufactured available to populations through the entire Meningitis belt,’ he stated.