There have been over 300 reported cases of measles in the United States in 2018 alone and the CDC warns that 2019 could be worse! This was the 2nd worse outbreak since 2014 where there were over 600 reported cases nationwide and its because people are choosing NOT to vaccinate their children for religious or other personal beliefs.

According to a report from the CDC :

"three outbreaks in New York State, New York City, and New Jersey, respectively, contributed to measles cases in 2018. Cases occurred primarily among unvaccinated people in Orthodox Jewish communities. These outbreaks were associated with travelers who brought measles back from Israel, where a large outbreak is occurring. Eighty-one people brought measles to the U.S. from other countries in 2018. This is the greatest number of imported cases since measles was eliminated from the U.S. in 2000."

Some people believe that vaccination due more harm than good, by causing Autism or actually making you sick. But no links have ever been associated between vaccinations and Autism or any other birth defects or growth problems.

I personally believe in getting vaccinated and like other aspects of the health care system, it's only fully effective if everyone or at least as many people as possible get vaccinated. With some many people opting out of vaccines, the holes in our immune system "WALL" as a whole get bigger and bigger.

Do YOU believe in getting vaccinations or do you think they hurt more than they help?

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