Ohio Teen Ethan Lindenberger Defies His Mom, Gets Vaccinated

Reported cases of measles have spiked 30 per cent worldwide since 2016.							Jeff J Mitchell  Getty Images

Reported cases of measles have spiked 30 per cent worldwide since 2016. Jeff J Mitchell Getty Images

'As I became a teenager and looked into it and decided that the evidence supported vaccines by and large, and that the evidence that they cause autism and brain damage and other misinformed statements weren't true, ' he said.

Lindenberger first crowdsourced advice on how and where to get vaccinated in a Reddit post on November 16, 2018. The other must be a paperwork mistake, she said.

This outbreak prompted doctors to warn about the importance of vaccinations because diseases like the Measles can mean life or death for people who can't get the vaccine.

Earlier this month, the Center for Disease Control reported 2 of the 100 cases are college-aged people in Champaign-Urbana who were both unvaccinated.

The online advice appears to have helped because a month later Lindenberger posted an update to his original Reddit post, in which he said he had finally received his vaccines.

Generally, in the USA a person must be at least 18 years of age to make decisions to have any sort of procedure or medical treatment, but under the Mature Minor Doctrine, a total of 15 states - including Florida, Pennsylvania and IL - allow decisions to be made without any sort of parental consent.

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Only three states - California, Mississippi, and West Virginia - have entirely banned non-medical exemptions to vaccinating public school attendees, but Washington state lawmakers are now considering a similar rule.

Wheeler. who said that records showing Ethan getting two shots in 2002 are mistaken, that he only got a shot for tetanus after he cut himself, has some odd ideas of her own, asserting, "Polio, if you really research polio, it was nearly completely eradicated, nearly gone, there was nearly no cases of polio when they introduced the oral vaccine".

As it stands, Washington remains one of just 17 states that still allow exemptions based on personal or moral beliefs, according to the National Conference of State Legislatures.

"It really wasn't like I kind of raised my fist in the air and said like, "You idiots, I'm getting vaccinated, '" he recalled".

One more child with measles was confirmed by Clark County Public Health on Tuesday, but one was deleted from the list of cases, making the total count stay the same.

Last year, Ethan asked for advice on how to get vaccinated on Reddit.

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According to USA Today, Harris, who is from Clark County, the region where the majority of the 52 confirmed measles cases have been reported, residents are "concerned about our community, its immunity and the community safety". The 18-year-old and his parents disagree over whether Ethan should be vaccinated against serious contagious viruses like measles, mumps, chickenpox, polio-or any disease for that matter, since his parents are committed anti-vaxxers. He says his family opted out of the required vaccinations for years.

The stakes are high for his four younger siblings.

"I'm 15 years old and I never really thought about my parents not vaccinating me but now I have been doing some research about them and I don't really think they are harmful and I want to get a vaccine".

Vancouver Coastal Health is insisting a public advisory isn't necessary and there is no risk to the public.

His mother, Jill Wheeler, said she was "blown away" when she found out.

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