Jerome Kunkel, 18, sued the Northern Kentucky Health Department for banning unvaccinated students from school amid a chickenpox outbreak in March. Two months later, he has caught the contagious disease.
"I can only continue to push that my point is fundamentally about whether or not the government can force you to take an injection," in the midst of measles outbreaks.
With measles outbreaks in multiple states and growing backlash against the anti-vaccination movement, Washington Health Secretary John Wiesman urged lawmakers and concerned Americans to take action.
A new human Lyme disease vaccine could be approved as early as next year.
If confidence in vaccination falls, herd immunity will fall and epidemics will recur.
"It benefits everyone to do all that is possible to prevent anyone from requiring medical attention," writes Jae Won Joh, a doctor.
"There is no mercy, we have decided to deal with the refusal cases with iron hands."
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