While the idea of chickenpox and measles parties now seems ridiculous to most people, in the pre-vaccine era, it might not have been so strange. Since getting these diseases was inevitable, it might make some sense to try and control when your kids got sick. Did did pediatricians actually encourage parents to have measles parties? …
Measles parties? What year is it?
What to know about the Brooklyn measles outbreak and their declaration of an emergency order to get folks vaccinated and protected.