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Why Is Measles Making An Unpleasant Comeback?

 Measles, once believed for the most part eradicated in the United States and Europe are making a comeback, mostly because some parents are not vaccinating their children against them.

“With measles outbreaks rapidly spreading across Europe and in the United States, health experts are reminding people in developed countries that vaccines save lives. In Germany kindergartens must notify health authorities about parents who fail to prove they have been counselled on child vaccination. In England, around 24,000 children each year are at risk of measles, mumps and rubella because they have not been immunized. Meanwhile, in Italy, more than 130 families are allegedly threatening to seek asylum in Austria, days after the Italian president signed a decree requiring mandatory vaccinations for school admission.”

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