NEW YORK CITY – Five parents filed a case on Monday against the New York City Department of Health claiming that the city exceeded its authority by doing vaccinations It is mandatory for neighbors to experience measles outbreaks.
violated their "children's religious affiliations" with immunizations and their constitutional rights in due process. They also said that the vaccination plan will risk their children from harm.
"Emergency orders greatly value the risk of injury to children, adults and the general public from MMR vaccine, while at the same time releasing benefits," The case is claimed, calling the Court New York Supreme to issue a temporary detention order to stop the Department of Health.
According to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, MMR vaccine is 97 percent effective in protecting people against measles, an infectious disease. "Getting an MMR vaccine is safer than getting measles, mumps or rubella," says the CDC.
According to the CDC, the Department of Health has ordered that "parents are not necessarily and disproportionate" claiming that the city claims excessive burden.
"There are fewer active cases of measles than 250," according to law. "The number of active cases is not enough to develop an epidemic and does not justify emergency orders."
The number of measles cases in New York City reached 329 on Monday and the city expects the number to grow for the next 3 -5 weeks. It was the largest outbreak of the meteorological city in 1
Last week, the NYC Health Commissioner Dr. Oxiris Barbot issued an order giving immunizations in four zip codes to Williamsburg, Brooklyn, where health administrators did not reduce the measles outbreak since it began in October. Order violators can be fined $ 1,000. The commissioner also instructed all yeshivas, religious religious schools and day care centers to exclude children who have not yet been attending.
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The New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said he was not worried about the legality of a little emergency order.
"We feel our confidence in legal position," says de Blasio, according to The New York Post. "When I announced it last Tuesday, I said … this is something that the Department of Law [city] feels totally and everything that is done here is well within our legal right. "
Two weeks ago the state sentenced the Supreme Court judge an emergency order in Rockland County that violated children who have not been arrested against measles from schools and all public places, saying that the 166th cases mentioned by the county do not increase at the level of the epidemic or create disaster.
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The US is in the midst of his second most severe measles outbreak since the disease was declared to have been removed in 2000 due to a large part in the MMR vaccine. Health officials said the recent increase in national measles was due to misinformation that has spread from the anti-vaccine movement.
"Vaccines are the critical path to end the epidemic," says New York City's Deputy Mayor of Health and Human Services. Herminia Palacio on Monday. "We're in an emergency situation."