OH teen defies mother, gets vaccinated for first time at 18

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Health workers administer house-to-house measles vaccination to children in Payatas, Quezon City on February 7, 2019, amid measles outbreak in parts of the Philippines. His friends were getting vaccinated. "You did make a bad decision and I'm gonna go fix it'".

Only three states prohibit all non-medical exemptions.

Late previous year, Lindenberger, now a high school senior, confided in a pastor, who suggested he was legally free to make decisions.

Just over a month later, Lindenberger received vaccines for hepatitis A, hepatitis B, influenza and HPV at an Ohio Department of Heath office, reported The Washington Post.

"We will continue our aggressive, multi-pronged response, until it is clear the outbreak has been contained", she said. "I, as well as my siblings, hold the ideology that vaccines are a public health issue, and a personal responsibility to the benefit of the population, not a right you can revoke from your children". In fact, vaccines are a victim of their own success; so many diseases have been eliminated or eradicated by vaccines that we no longer see the daily heartache of loved ones dying from what were common illnesses like polio, smallpox, and measles.

The report comes as both Canada and the United States face another year of measles outbreaks such as one now underway in Washington State and OR, where support for anti-vaccination has been notable.

"Measles is exquisitely contagious".

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Another teenager, who in September identified himself as a 15-year old from Minnesota, asked Reddit for help to parse state laws in an effort to gain immunization himself. In Italy, where the current governing coalition had pledged to drop a law banning children without vaccination from starting pre-school (the coalition has since reversed its position), health officials have declared a 'measles emergency, ' as nearly one quarter of all measles cases in Europe in 2017 were reported in Italy. Minnesota is a state where guardians can opt out of required vaccinations if they philosophically object to them.

An Ohio teen who turned to the popular online forum Reddit for medical advice said he finally got vaccinated at age 18 despite objections from his parents.

The tension has complicated his home life.

And Washington state health secretary, John Wiesman, told the crowds who gathered at the bill's hearing, "I want to remind you that the MMR vaccine is extremely safe and highly effective", adding that "all reputable scientific studies have found no relation between measles and autism".

He said his mother was "especially angry" about his decision, but his father "didn't care that much" because he's 18 years old now.

He also has a 2-year-old sister, whose age exposes her to numerous infectious health risks.

On Monday, Lindenberger appeared on CNN's Anderson Cooper Full Circle and said that despite not getting vaccinated, he never contracted chickenpox or measles.

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