Measles Outbreak 2015 Vaccination Poll Shows Strong American Support For Mandatory Inoculation

February 24, 2015 1:26 PM

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Measles Outbreak 2015 Vaccination Poll Shows Strong American Support For Mandatory Inoculation

To most Americans, there is no debate on whether children should be vaccinated for measles, according to a new CNN/ORC poll. The survey, conducted in the middle of a national measles outbreak that has infected 154 people in 2015, found that 78 percent of respondents believe vaccinations should be mandatory for healthy children.

Parents who forbid their children from being vaccinated have contributed to the 2015 measles outbreak that originated at Disneyland in California, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Some parents are reluctant to immunize their kids out of fear that the vaccinations may...

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