Robert I. Field is an expert on health law, health policy and public health. He holds a joint appointment as professor of law at the Drexel University School of Law and professor of health management and policy at the School of Public Health at Drexel University.
New York State took an important step to increase those numbers by repealing a religious exception to its vaccine mandate for schoolchildren. While vaccine skeptics protested stridently, the action will help to protect everyone.
The first caravan, this one composed of ships, arrived in 1492 from Spain. Its voyage led many others to follow from England, France and other countries in Europe, bringing waves of disease-carrying migrants.