With the potential to affect thousands, the recent outbreak of measles in the U.S. has placed a spotlight on a debate that’s raged for years.
Throughout the years, epidemics and plagues have shaken up societies and cultures around the world.
A Texan has been diagnosed with measles after attending a softball tournament in Kansas where health officials later warned of possible exposure to the virus.
A Texas megachurch linked to at least 21 cases of measles has been trying to contain the outbreak by hosting vaccination clinics, officials said.
Texas health officials have issued a measles alert and are urging people to be immunized after more than a dozen cases were reported this year.