In January 2014, 102 measles cases linked to an outbreak at Disneyland were reported in 14 states. The outbreak alarmed the CDC, which declared the disease eliminated in the U.S. in the year 2000. Many health officials have tied the outbreak to the rising number of unvaccinated children under the age of 12. Proponents of a mandate argue that vaccines are necessary in order to insure herd immunity against preventable diseases. Herd immunity protects people who are unable to get vaccines due to their age or health condition. Opponents of a mandate believe the government should not be able to decide which vaccines their children should receive. Some opponents also believe there is a link between vaccinations and autism and vaccinating their children will have destructive consequences on their early childhood development.
Yes, especially for deadly contagious diseases. Parents should get their children vaccinated before they attend Daycare or public school. Parents should be held criminally liable for not getting their children vaccinated or for transferring diseases to their children and/or others children and should be arrested. Vaccinations that should be mandatory should be for Polio, Mumps/Measles/Rubella, Chickenpox, Rotavirus, Meningococcal Meningitis, HPV, TDaP, and COVID-19 (if possible).
US should stop spreading viruses for profit only then world would be free of all diseases. Capitalism is world cancer.
How is the US going to stop spreading viruses when it is our of their control. I know that in the vaccines there is a form of that disease from the year before, but that illness isn't going to be the same as the one spreading around now. The doctors are putting bacteria's in your body not knowing if your body can fight off these bacteria's. There is no way the world could be free of all diseases, it's just not possible.
It's funny that if vaccination really work why should they worry about those who don't. Those that do not get vaccinated. Tough.
Well, the ones who don't get vaccinated aren't immune to the disease so they can still get it from anywhere. All a vaccine does is strengthen your immune system, however, if you don't get the vaccine you can still be in danger of getting a virus from someone who did get the vaccine.
This is a tough one. I understand both sides. the safety of all people is at stake here. I do support vaccination efforts and they should be pushed quite hard. Those who choose not to vaccinate, should be held accountable for infecting others especially if it includes loss of life.
Medical procedures should not be decided by the government. Public organizations such as schools, daycares, etc should have the right for their own members to create local policies and the option to take legal action on anyone who knowingly violates those policies causing harm to another person.
No, I don't think governments should require use of vaccines on kids, it is up to the parent/guardian if they want their kid to chance it. It also depends on how strong the virus is and how deadly it is, if it has more than a 5% mortality rating, then yes.
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