Essay on Childhood Vaccinations : Annotated Bibliography

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Childhood Vaccinations
Annotated Bibliography In this day and age there is a lot of controversy over whether it is still necessary for all children to receive vaccinations, and whether vaccines are responsible for developmental disorders in children. There are some that say parents that don’t vaccinate their children should be jailed, however there are parents that allege vaccinations have led to developmental disorders in their children, and in some cases even death. The Center for Disease Control (CDC), Food Drug Administration (FDA), and nearly all health organizations say that the allegations are ludicrous. These organizations have also spent millions to create these vaccines and are making billions in profit selling them. When a child shows no symptoms of autism before they receive the vaccine, and then a month later develops multiple symptoms linked to autism, one would think this would send up a few red flags. Millions of people have been given these common vaccinations like the, “MMR” Measles, Mumps, Rubella, and the “T-Dap” Tetanus, Diphtheria, Pertussis, and Polio. These vaccinations are required for children by all public schools, under the slogan “No Shots, No School.” One could argue they are tried and true, but is it not possible that some genetic make-ups might react differently to vaccinations? Nothing is 100 percent when it comes to the human genome; every person is unique in their own way. Considering how different races are susceptible to different…

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