“And now we learn that the U.S. is in the midst of the worst whooping cough epidemic in 70 years. One of the most hard-hit states is Washington, which the CDC just announced (on 20 July) has suffered 2,520 cases so far this year, a 1300% increase over last year. This is the highest number of cases reported in Washington since 1942. “
This is seriously out of control. I understand that people get to make decisions as parents in regards to the health of their kids, but when those decisions are affecting other kids (especially babies), I find it terribly problematic.