When I was expecting a baby, two times in my life actually, I didn't give any serious thought to a matter of rubella. Of course I was filled in the specific of how dreadful it would be with pregnant women affected by the disease, but I wasn't very petrified at the thought of it.
We should be well aware of the fact that cases of rubella in Japan have reached a five-year high and are likely to continue to increase over the next few months.Rubella infections hit 5-year high
Apart from rubella, we've been having a myriad of concering issues: air polution with PM2.5, hay fever and a massive dose of radiation. Where on earth is our retreat on this planet? We cannot live without wearing masks under the circumstances and children are forbidden to play outside. It won't take so long to see us ending up living in the world similar to one in the famouse animation directed by Hayao Miyazaki:「風の谷のナウシカ」. All we need in the near future might be a heroine like ナウシカ.
Otherwise we'll be subjected to a menace like this...