It was shocking to read the Feb. 5 article “Families at Mariposa School refusing vaccine.”
There is a fourth-world public health crisis in our region. We say fourth world because the vaccination rate at Mariposa School is far worse than even the poorest third-world countries.
New babies, immunocompromised children, unborn babies and adults have been placed at risk for complications and death due to preventable diseases.
The immediate threats are measles and whooping cough (pertussis...

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