The UK just lost its measles elimination status. We could be next. | 8/20/2019 | Staff
boti (Posted by) Level 3
The measles virus infects nearly everyone it comes in contact with, so our main protection from it comes from herd immunity—you need upwards of 95 percent of a population to be vaccinated against it to avoid harboring pockets of the virus. Unfortunately, vaccination rates haven't been high enough in many parts of the world for years now, even...
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