Get vaccinated

Dear Editor:

Why  do you need to be vaccinated?

As a child I remember that people had a note pinned on their door to warn you that there was dangerous disease inside! This disease was called cow pox or chicken pox; it was at first only a rash, but was deadly.

When a vaccination was announced , people ran to get it. Every child going to school was also vaccinated.

Outside of Europe and America, the disease still killed people in the poor areas of the other continents. It was only in 1980 that the World Health Organization said that the disease was gone everywhere!

Now we can eradicate this new disease early if we all get our needle!

Remember the life you save may possibly be your very own.

So rush out and be vaccinated.

Sytske Drijber,