I believe in vaccinations. They have eradicated diseases. Medicine will become even more advanced in the next decade with perhaps a better balance with health and wellness becoming front and center.
There has been a measles outbreak in Washington State, one of the most infectuous diseases. One in ten children had not been vaccinated for measles because those parents refuse to vaccinate their child. It is ignorant and utterly ridiculous.
I remember when the chicken pox vaccination came out. Our kids were all under 5. After all, chicken pox is not a horrific virus although it can be when you are an adult. I took the kids over to homes where one of the kids we knew had chicken pox hoping that
Years ago I was meeting with a founder who told me that she did not allow her two children who were then 9 and 7 to get vaccinated. It wasn’t for religious reasons but she believed every insane thing she read around the link between autism and vaccinations. I literally picked up my stuff, ended the conversation immediately.
Each state deals with this differently but in order to enroll your child in school, you must show that they have all their vaccinations up to date. When it comes to this, I am incapable of seeing any other side of the fence. Schools should not allow children to attend unless they have been vaccinated, period. Perhaps there should be a federal law. Shame on these parents putting their children and others are risk. Vaccinate your children!