When did measles become Jewish?: Vaccinating children is a moral, ethical and religious requirement
One crucial fact is that measles cannot be dismissed as a simple “childhood viral disease.” It can be a serious illness in all age groups. Children younger than 5 years old and adults older than 20 are more likely to suffer from measles complications, and people who experience severe complications may need to be hospitalized, and could even die.
NYMC Leadership News: Alan Kadish, M.D., President