Rockland has declared a state of emergency and the measures are valid for 30 days, or until the unvaccinated child takes kombinationssprutan against measles, mumps and rubella. It is not the cost that gets us parents to fail to vaccinate their children – usually it is free or inexpensive – but it is religious or ideological reasons, or alternatively, people who believe in the myth that the children could have autism by the vaccine.
" We will not sit still in the boat while the children in our society are facing a risk. says republican Ed Day, the highest-ranking politician in Rockland where 153 mässlingsfall have been identified, of which upwards of 85 percent of the patients had not been vaccinated at all.
Mässlingsutbrott have in 2019 is reported in several places in the united states – New York City, California, Texas, Washington and Illinois. In the case of Rockland is the outbreak concentrated to the ultra-orthodox jewish groups who believe to have received the infection from New York City, where vaccinationsgraden not much higher than 50 per cent, far below the recommended flockimmuniteten of 93 percent.