Essay about Immunization And Its Effects On Children

1095 Words Nov 20th, 2015 null Page
Immunization
An estimate of 732,000children have avoid death because of vaccines. 322 million cases of childhood illnesses were prevented between 1994 and 2014 due to immunization. Even though parents skip or delay their children’s vaccination for fear of side effects, parents should allow their children to get vaccinated because, immunization has decreased the percentage of diseases vaccines have prevented and save millions of children from deadly illnesses.
Although, Immunization for preventable disease has helped decrease diseases, parents skip or delay their children 's vaccination for fear to side effects. “The side effects can be permanent brain damage, allergic reactions and Intussusception (the invasion of one portion of the intestine within another)” (NLCATP) .According NLCATP organization vaccines are only 95% effective that people who vaccinate their children think that their children are no long in risk of that diseases. Recently 300 people in Minnesota came down with whooping cough. (NLCATP) 177 were hospitalized out of those 300 only 40% were immunized.(NLCATP)
Still many subgroups are under immunized. According to Wendy Roberts, MD and Mary Harford, RN2…”Possible connection between immunization and developmental disorders, most notably autistic disorders, have been the subject of a great deal of debate and have caused much concern for parents who want to make the safest choices for their children”, that is not to immunize their children. Furthermore,…

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