8 Reasons Why Parents Don T Vaccination Analysis

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In “8 Reasons Why Parents Don’t Vaccinate (And Why They Should)”, Tara Haelle emphasizes on the reasoning for people, that they should vaccinate themselves or their children and counter argues about the common misconceptions that people have about vaccinations. There are countless anti-vaccines, people and others who have misconceptions about the legitimacy and safety of vaccines and they respond by not taking the vaccines. According to Haelle, there is no evidence supporting the act of delaying a vaccination, but instead, if you delay a vaccination then you can become more susceptible to contact diseases and illnesses. Another misconception Haelle describes vaccines are that they contain toxins such as mercury and aluminum. However, because …show more content…
In “The Benefits of Vaccination Outweigh the Risks”, Noel Merino asserts the safety of vaccinations by listing the safety of four different vaccines in addition to the process of licensing and recommending vaccines in order for them to be safe for public use. Merino suggests that almost nothing is completely harmless by stating “But, in truth, few things meet the definition on ‘harmless’”, which is true because vaccines can cause side effects such as redness and irritation at the site of a vaccine injection. Diseases such as Hepatitis B and Rotavirus are very contagious among humans as it can be transmitted through face to face contact, so it is essential for people to take vaccines for these diseases so they will not likely contract these viruses from people who already have the virus. These vaccines are relatively safe because each vaccine must be thoroughly tested on countless subjects before it is submitted and then accepted by the FDA (Food and Drug Administration) for licensing. After the licensing, a vaccine is then recommended for public use and the administered by doctors so people can be safely immunized from contracting a [contagious] disease. No vaccines are licensed without it being 100% safe for public use so it takes a few years in total before a vaccine is recommended, and even then …show more content…
Vaccines have existed for a long time but diseases have existed for longer and have taken countless lives from people who have lived in a time before vaccines. Now that we have vaccines, it is essential that people take them in order to protect ourselves and everyone in our community because that’s why vaccines were created in the first place, to prevent people from contracting and spreading diseases. Most of the diseases the vaccines are trying to prevent are very contagious and more harmful than every side effect that vaccines cause aside from the extremely rare side effects that have occurred. Although there may be some doubters of the safety of vaccines, for the most part, vaccines have been proven to be safe by many scientific studies and agencies across the United States so there is no need to doubt the safety of vaccines. Science has advanced drastically since the introduction and first uses of vaccines and as science continues to improve then the chances of any side effects occurring will decrease, hopefully, the number of people that deny the safety of vaccines because people who doubt vaccines will endanger more people than themselves only because of their own selfish

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