Lifestyles - 20 Novembre 2019 The “Deadly Shadow” that Follows Measles. You Need to Vaccinate Your Child! In the historical past, people who were suspected of spreading disease were tortured and condemned to death, today we have parents who, ignoring all medical and scientific guidance, choose not to vaccinate their children against infectious diseases such as measles, putting all our communities—and especially the most vulnerable among us -- at risk of death. This clash between traditional beliefs—religion among them-- and science, is putting our lives in danger. Scientists calculate that one un-immunized person can infect up to 18 individuals.