In 2000, the United States declared that measles was eliminated from this country. The United States was able to eliminate measles because it has a highly effective measles vaccine, a strong vaccination program that achieves high vaccine coverage in children and a strong public health system for detecting and responding to measles cases and outbreaks.Further down the page, they note that measles cases still occur within our borders, which the Centers lay off on carriers entering the country from elsewhere, and infecting people who have not received the vaccine.
As early as September, 2013, a Think Progress essay noted that measles makes a comeback, influenced by "pervasive anti-vaccine beliefs".
The most recent measles outbreak appears to have begun at Disneyland, or somewhere in southern California. And the opposition is laying the blame off on elements of the Democrat coalition. Ed Driscoll has an animated map asserting a correlation between people requesting an exemption from school vaccinations for their children and voting Democratic. "Put a pin wherever there's a Whole Foods." Thus the gentry class protect their children from a nonexistent risk of brain damage whilst turning them into measles carriers. At the same time, Rush Limbaugh is raising the possibility that it's future Democratic participants in the welfare state bringing the sick.
We conquered that freaking disease, in case anybody's forgotten. We conquered measles. But the kids that Obama has let flood the country via the Southern border were not vaccinated against anything, and Obama's demanding that they be populated in schools and communities, neighborhoods all over the country. They don't have to be vaccinated before coming into the country. They really don't have to be medically checked after getting into the country because they're here as future voters, and anything that gets in the way of that is gonna be shoved aside.It's not as if the nativists in the Republican coalition have any brief for Our President or the benefits he has failed to deliver for his coalition. At the margin, though, add measles and Ebola to a non-stimulus stimulus and a foreign policy reset that looks more like TILT and a counter-Islamofascism initiative that isn't working, and there might be sufficient evidence to reject the blandishments of Democrats in the next election.