Health Care Workers Protest Mandatory H1ni Vaccination Essay

882 Words Oct 25th, 2016 4 Pages
Many people expect health care workers to make healthy choices, but at the end of the day, it is their choice to be healthy or not. Usually, health care workers recommend patients to be healthy. However, the patients have the choice to make the decision on their own. In the article, “Health Care Workers Protest Mandatory H1NI Vaccination”, by Declan McCullagh, health care workers want to have the choice to decide whether they want to get the vaccination or not, but because they work in the medical field it is mandatory for them to take the H1N1 vaccination. Not being able to have the choice of taking the vaccination, has led health care workers to protest against those who are higher in the field. McCullagh’s article presents a biased position on health care workers. McCullagh demonstrates a one-sided perspective on health care workers by using outside references, rhetorical questions, and facts that show the negative side of the vaccines. First of all, McCullagh shows a one-sided position by using outside references that demonstrate the negative side of vaccines. Many people tend to believe what professionals in the medical field suggest because they believe is for their safety. In the article McCullagh discusses the testimony of a nurse who is protesting over mandatory vaccination, in which she is worried about the danger of the vaccine. McCullagh points out, “Tara Accavallo… ‘If something happens to me, if I get seriously injured from this vaccine, who’s going…

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