Typical bureaucratic stupidity
Leaving aside the frankly bizarre antivaxer panic....
"More to the point, he reminded needle-phobic parents that sending viruses through the mail is against the law, and could result in a federal prosecution."
I wonder how that's supposed to work? Shall I get a Cobalt-60 gamma ray sterilizer for my mail packages??? Oh wait, it's probably against the law to have that either.
The Surgeon General recommends to commit at least three federal felonies against random shit a day!