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Summer Girls Camps Are Mandating Measles Vaccine

Girls summer overnight Camp Emunah, and Day Camps Bnos Menachem and Bais Rivkah are all mandating the measles vaccine for all campers this summer. Full Story

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Jax
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Jax

Good

Mr
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Mr

Excellent

Srsly
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Srsly

Why just MMR? There are plenty other vaccine preventable diseases. The measles outbreak didnt start from someone unvaccinated which shows this measure is pointless. This also goes to show that by not confirming immunity to all vaccines, other diseases might come their way.. not wise, not wise. Its either all or nothing.

Good for them.
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Good for them.

As a child of the 50’s I’ve had all the childhood diseases and they were miserable. It’s good to see what some are doing to try to make summer camps safer places health wise. Let’s hope that others follow suit.

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Anonymous

I think that is a good thing.

How about?
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How about?

Visiting day?!

thank you
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thank you

i dont think its fair for us parents to have to deal with this.i think all camps should do the same thing.IF YOU DONT VACCINATE STAY HOME no one needs to sufer because of you.thank you to camp emunah,bais rivkah and bnos menachem for starting the chain.
THANK YOU!!

slippery slope
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slippery slope

Today is religious exemption vs. violation, tomorrow it’s bris in hospital by doctor vs. religious mohel.

Camps don’t have a choice in this
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Camps don’t have a choice in this

It is not their rules, this is mandated by New York State

Nuremberg Code
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Nuremberg Code

The voluntary consent of the human subject is absolutely essential. The experiment should be such as to yield fruitful results for the good of society, unprocurable by other methods or means of study, and not random and unnecessary in nature. The experiment should be so designed and based on the results of animal experimentation and a knowledge of the natural history of the disease or other problem under study that the anticipated results will justify the performance of the experiment. The experiment should be so conducted as to avoid all unnecessary physical and mental suffering and injury. No experiment should… Read more »

Counsellors
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Counsellors

They lost a few counsellors bc of this too. Anyone looking for a summer job?

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