Measles outbreak in

Measles outbreak in a trendy area of New York

New York red Alert in New York

Measles is officially eradicated in the United States since the year 2000, is spread like a powder trail around Williamsburg, this neighborhood is famous and trendy part of Brooklyn adjacent to the East River.

A community, in particular, is in the crosshairs of the municipal authorities: the ultra-orthodox jews. On the 285 cases registered since the 1st of January, and, in extenso, the 465 listed since October 2018, the vast majority covers people of the jewish faith, hasidic, and children who received no vaccine type MMR (measles, mumps, rubella). The mayor of New York, Bill de Blasio, has pulled the alarm signal on Tuesday, forcing more than 200,000 residents of Williamsburg and surrounding area to be vaccinated within 48 hours. Otherwise, pupils who had not been immunized would deny access to their establishment, or would be closed during the session.

” READ ALSO – Measles: and if require the population to be vaccinated was the solution? The origin of the contagion is known: it comes from the travelers who made a trip to Israel in October, at a time when the jewish State was in a episode ultra-contagious.

The propagation vector is also identified: the yeshivas, schools of the jews, who have traditionally password-rights on the part of the municipality.

More than 40 cases have been associated with a single yeshiva Kehilath Yakov, located at 206 Wilson Street, in the Williamsburg. It is here that the end of January, only one student would have contaminated twenty-one of its congeners. Kehilath Yakov is one of those institutions that refused consistently to comply, before the city begins to raise his voice in December last year. Too late, however, to avoid the contagion, a month later, the virus can survive two hours in the ambient air after a affected person has breathed, coughed or sneezed.

“This is why it is so important to exclude children who have not been vaccinated,” says dr. Oxiris Barbot, who chairs the health services in new york. In Williamsburg, handouts distributed under the mantle called the families to refuse these vaccines, which include DNA of rat and spread the autism to ” READ ALSO – New York: the measles vaccination mandatory in some neighborhoods, Fearing to see the jewish community was stigmatized, and its representatives made it abundantly that faith has nothing to do with this debate. “There is no Eleventh Commandment that states “thou shalt not vaccineras point,” insisted Avrohom Weinstock, of congregation Agudath Israel of America. Religion teaches us to preserve our soul, which can imply to preserve his body, and that we needed to stay in good health. Those who (do not vaccinate) are a minority, as in any community. “This minority, however, occupies the ground, as is revealed in the New York Times.

In Williamsburg, handouts distributed under the mantle called the families to refuse these vaccines, which include DNA of rat and spread the autism.

These rumors have been officially denied by the authorities, but the suspicion remains.

The vulnerabilities of american society to this problem beyond the simple case of ulta-orthodox jews in new york city.

The movement “anti-vax”, polymorphic and fragmented, both politically and geographically The vulnerabilities of american society to this scourge exceed, however, the simple case of ulta-orthodox jews in new york city.

The movement “anti-vax”, polymorphic and fragmented, both politically and geographically, growth has been palpable for several years, to the point of seriously worry the authorities.

The debate is raised on the exemptions numerous, allowing us parents to avoid mandatory vaccinations for their children, for personal reasons or philosophical.

In Clark county, north Portland (Oregon), 65 cases of measles have been identified, including 47 children under the age of 10 years, almost all non-vaccinated.

Confronted with the measles outbreak, the federated States are considering tightening their laws, like California, which has put an end to the exemption for personal reasons in 2015. Vermont, now wants to revoke the exemption of religious, after having deleted the pattern, philosophical four years ago. Arizona, Iowa, Minnesota and are discussing it openly. . .

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