When it comes to public health, one of the biggest risks is that the elected representatives have absolutely no idea what they are talking about. Republican Bill Sedeller, a representative of the Texas state, recently spoke of the growing concern about the outbreak of measles and the possibility that vaccines might be required to prevent widespread disease in the highly contagious disease. You probably will not be shocked if you learn that he is firmly opposed to the vaccination requirements. even easier for parents to give up their compulsory vaccinations to their children. His reasoning is at least inadequate.
"They mean people are dying of measles. Yes, in the Third World, they die of measles, "Zeldler said in the reports. "Today, with antibiotics and such things, they do not die in America."
It is delightful that Seldler has enough faith in modern medicine to believe that antibiotics are fighting measles, but unfortunately it's simply not true. Antibiotics, but their very nature, are fighting bacterial infections, not viruses. Measles, a highly contagious virus without healing, are easily prevented with vaccines that most people receive during childhood.
The measles vaccine is usually given as part of vaccinations that protect against diseases like mumps and rubella and are effective. in 97% of people. Measles that were once thought to have been destroyed in the United States, thanks to vaccination efforts, are now returning, especially in countries with casual vaccination laws.
also appear in Texas, with cases of mumps reaching the highest values in 201