How thousands of parents are skipping vaccinations for their children over fear of dozens of shots by age of six

How thousands of parents are skipping vaccinations for their children over fear of dozens of shots by the age of six

Exemption: Jennifer Margulis, centre, from Ashland, Oregon, with two of her children, Hesperus, left, and Leona. She believes officials do not know the effect of so many shots on young children

Exemption: Jennifer Margulis, centre, from Ashland, Oregon, with two of her children, Hesperus, left, and Leona. She believes officials do not know the effect of so many shots on young children

Safety first: Ms Margulis shows off empty vials of vaccine that she saves in case one of her children has a bad reaction

Safety first: Ms Margulis shows off empty vials of vaccine that she saves in case one of her children has a bad reaction

Opting out: Ms Marguilis and husband James Di Properzio are wary of the government

Opting out: Ms Marguilis and husband James Di Properzio are wary of the government”s mandated schedule of vaccinations