Autism And Vaccinations Infographic Analysis

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Autism and Vaccinations Infographic The infographic that I will be discussing is on autism and vaccinations. I chose this topic and infographic due to having a history in the medical field and experiencing first-hand the rejection of vaccinations and myths surrounding vaccinations. I have heard the fear in mother’s voices and seen the uncertainty when it pertains to vaccinations for their newborns. I was able to find an infographic that grabbed my attention, and for the most part seemed to gather much of their information from credible and reputable sources and sites. I used one of the well-known search engines to find my infographic “Google”. My infographic of choice can be viewed at: http://www.healthcare-management-degree.net/wp-content/uploads/2014/06/vaccines-and-autism.png. …show more content…
According to the infographic, receiving the measles vaccination alone decreased fatalities. In 1980, before the worldwide vaccination of babies, 2.6 million babies died. In 2000, 72% of babies were vaccinated, causing a drastic decrease in infant fatalities. In 2000, only 562,000 deaths were reported. And in 2012, 84% of babies were vaccinated, resulting in 122,000 deaths. In 2010, a study was done in California that showed the whooping cough outbreak was largely due to the refusal of the vaccination, And in 2012, in the United States alone, the whooping cough increased by nearly 50,000 cases. In my opinion, this proves not only the importance of vaccinations, but also the detriment of babies not receiving their …show more content…
Unfortunately, in spite of all the information and research provided on the free web, books, and magazines people will still choose to not vaccinate their children. Do not get me wrong, I understand that vaccinations cannot be mandated and I, myself even believe that people should have the choice to receive or reject vaccinations. I however, personally believe that the good out weights the bad pertaining to vaccinations. I believe that everyone should indeed do their research pertaining to the pros and cons of receiving vaccinations for their children and not to solely take the opinion of 1 person or social media trend. I believe if more people would take the time out to educate themselves, and become more informed that more people would decide to vaccinate their children However, I believe this infographic provided great visual statics regarding vaccinations, myths and autism. It provided a great topic discussion while providing enough information for its readers to make a sound decision or stance on vaccinations, its myths and

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