Japan Leads the Way: No Vaccine Mandates and No MMR Vaccine = Healthier Children

The U.S. has the most aggressive vaccine schedule of developed countries (administering the most vaccines the earliest). If vaccines save lives, why are American children dying at a faster rate, and…dying younger compared to children in 19 other wealthy countries—translating into a 57 percent greater risk of death before reaching adulthood? Japanese children, who receive the fewest vaccines—with no government mandates for vaccination—grow up to enjoy long and vigorous lives.