Letter to editor mandating vaccine

MILAN – Italy’s parliament on Friday gave final approval to making a slate of childhood vaccinations mandatory for school children up to age 16, a move aimed at countering an anti-vaccine trend that officials have attributed to misinformation.

I happen to hold the opposite view to vaccines based on a number of issues and concerns.

I am one of those parents who is not a supporter of vaccines for a number of reasons due to the extensive research I, and many others have done.

An anti-vaccine protester shouts slogans outside the Italian lower chamber in Rome on Friday.

Italy’s parliament gave final approval Friday to making a slate of childhood vaccinations mandatory for school children up to age 16.

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Accepting the NEJM cookie is necessary to use the website.At the time she had an 18-month-old son who had survived meningitis B 11 months earlier.He lost both arms, both legs, most of his nose and had extensive scarring on 60 percent of his body.I am writing to you in response to the Tom Elias editorial concerning vaccinations.I am not one of those parents who feel this is good news.("Chiropractors lobby against bill ending belief exemptions for vaccines," March 5)Since many chiropractors mislead patients to believe that vaccines are unsafe and diseases are preventable by regular chiropractic visits, the California Chiropractic Assn.