Ep 51- 4 Reasons Why Measles & Herd Immunity Isn't Working

We have 95% vaccination coverage for measles. Why is herd immunity not working to eradicate measles?

You've probably heard the term "Herd Immunity" mentioned anytime people talk about vaccination. It's cited as the reason we need mandatory vaccinations. If you haven't seen episode 50 yet, take a look- I go to great pains to show you how few vaccines actually contribute to the herd immunity concept. I want to take a closer look at measles and herd immunity. Why? Because over 90% of the U.S. is vaccinated for measles, yet we still see outbreaks. What is Herd Immunity, and why isn't it working?