Women will walk 10 kilometers in the heat with their child to line up for the vaccine. They know the power of vaccines. We take tuem for granted here in the US because we have not seen these diseases or our children die from them.
Herd Immunity: Myth or Reality? | GreenMedInfo | Blog Entry
The oft-parroted sound bite – "we need herd immunity"- implies that if ninety five percent of the population can become "immune" to a disease via vaccination, target immunity levels will be met and diseases will either be eradicated or controlled. This sound bite is the most commonly pulled weapon used by the vaccinators, only second to "smallpox and polio were eradicated by vaccination."