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A message to moms and dads: Get your kids vaccinated
A message to moms and dads: Get your kids vaccinated

To the editor: I cannot agree more with Margaret Harmon: Vaccination is the best way to keep everyone safe from potentially devastating diseases. ("Measles is back: a mother's warning," Op-Ed, Sept. 13) The odds of a child suffering ill effects from a vaccination are remote. It appears that the increasing number of parents who invoke the "personal belief" exemption to avoid vaccination may be significantly contributing to the rise in measles cases. If your pediatrician accepts your decision not to vaccinate, get a second opinion. Inform yourself about the hard science. It could save your child's life. Don't take our freedom from the occurrence of...

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