Ronald Reagan essentially starved the Federal program for childhood immunization, which led to lower vaccine rates and deadly outbreaks of measles. Let’s not allow history to repeat itself.
Until a disease is eradicated, vaccines at herd immunity levels remain necessary to keep it from returning and causing outbreaks.
Vaccine mandate laws are expanding as we are seeing more outbreaks of vaccine preventable diseases.
While you likely don’t remember when large epidemics of measles would close schools, it’s a reminder that measles wasn’t thought of as the mild disease that some claim it was.