Department of Community Medicine, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, India
*Corresponding author: Dr Paul T Francis, MD, Associate Professor, Department of Community Medicine, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Cochin, 682 041, India, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Submission: September 22, 2017; Published: December 11, 2017
ISSN : 2576-9200Volume1 Issue3
Social distancing the unvaccinated has become an issue recently with the ‘Disneyland outbreak’ of measles in United States . Ever since the Wakefield article (later retracted) linking MMR vaccine to autism, the issue of vaccination and so called vaccine-refusal has on and off been in the news. The American Academy of Pediatrics has even issued guidelines regarding denial of service to unvaccinated children [2,3]. A New York court has ruled in January 2015 that “ the state can continue requiring public school students to be vaccinated or excluded during outbreaks of vaccine-preventable diseases” .