Lederman co-authors compulsory immunization and law essay

Compulsory Immunization and the Law

For more than a decade, vaccinations have come under increased scrutiny, with social media influencers and public figures claiming unproven and often scientifically refuted evidence that vaccines carry serious medical risk.

As voluntary public participation in vaccinations has dipped below critical thresholds in some communities around the nation, previously eradicated diseases have returned, creating a budding health and constitutional crisis: choosing between community health and personal freedom.

ACTU founder and principal investigator emeritus Dr. Michael Lederman and Law-Medicine director Prof. Max Mehlman co-authored “Compulsory Immunization Protects Against Infection: What Law and Society Can Do” in the Pathogens & Immunity online journal.

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