Informative Speech: The Importance Of Vaccines

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Attention Grabber: Many of you in this room are planning to one day have children. Whether it’s your own future child or even someone close to you, wouldn’t you want them to be safe and prevent them from future illnesses? Well, you can! Vaccines are one of the greatest ways to protect people from diseases. Vaccines have saved millions of lives and eliminated many diseases that have killed thousands of people in the past. The process is simple and is available to anyone.

Tie to the audience: You or even someone you know can prevent death due to serious illnesses in the future by just simply getting vaccinated.

Thesis and Preview: Today I will discuss first, the safety of vaccines, second, the importance of vaccines, and finally, the benefits
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The CDC has estimated that vaccinations of children between 1994-2014 created a net savings about $1.8 trillion in costs including money saved by preventing lost productivity due to disability and early death.

The U.S. saves approximately $27 per $1 invested in DTaP vaccination.

Example 3: In addition, vaccines save the lives of children by preventing diseases.

According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, “most childhood vaccines are 90%-99% effective in preventing disease”.

The Centers for Disease Control estimated that 732,000 American children were saved from death and 322 million cases of illnesses were prevented between 1994 and 2014 as a result of vaccination.

TRANSITION SENTENCE: Finally, let me inform you about the importances of vaccines.

Reason 3: Vaccines are very important if you we want to eliminate diseases and protect others.

Example 1: Evidence has shown that getting vaccinated has helped eliminate and decrease diseases that have once killed or disabled people in the past.

The Polio disease, America’s once most feared disease causing death and paralysis, no longer has any reports in the U.S. because of vaccination, according to

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