According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), as of June 6, 2019, 1,022 individual cases of measles have been confirmed in 28 states across the U.S.
I still remember the power of the heat; the air was thick and slapped you in the face as soon as you stepped outside. The rain may have cooled you briefly but brought with it a fresh surge of humidity leaving the air even heavier than before. It was my fourth year of medical school, and as I walked to the hospital wards, I could never in my life imagine what I was about to see.
21 years ago, my baby daughter died from Whooping Cough (Pertussis). Amie was only 19 days old.
This month, we asked moms that we knew, moms that we didn't and moms that we admire to simply share why they get their kids vaccinated. This is what they had to say.

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