There are more deaths each year from measles than from air traffic accidents and other calamities, so why do we ignore measles as a danger that needs to be dealt with?
In the 1960s, the United States experienced an epidemic of rubella that resulted in thousands of lost pregnancies and thousands of children with disabilities. Will the reduced uptake of the MMR vaccine bring back those days?
Samoa is experiencing a rather large epidemic of measles brought on by vaccine hesitancy from parents after a mishap with the MMR vaccine last year in which two nurses “pleaded guilty to negligence causing manslaughter.”
Like any other medical procedure, vaccination comes with risks. Through careful research and experimentation, vaccine…
On top of all the school supplies children need to go back to school and be successful, they also need to get caught up with their immunization requirements.