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    Who vaccinates the anti-vaxxers?

    The everlasting debate regarding whether vaccinations contribute to the development of autism in children has given rise to the “anti-vaxxer” crowd among some Americans, who have come to the conclusion that their children should not be receiving vaccinations at all. Particularly in New York City, the debate has once again surfaced, this time in relation to the recent outbreaks of measles. The anti-vaxxer sentiment has also gained a foothold in the Ultra-Orthodox Jewish community of Brooklyn, as claims about the contents of the vaccines have begun to influence the decisions of some families as to whether it would be religiously acceptable to have their children receive them. Anti-vaxxer activists have…