Mandatory H1n1 Vaccination Analysis

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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 …show more content…
Some health care workers in other states feel that is better to follow the laws the state has given them. McCullagh includes an article from the British Medical Journal, in which the article explains that vaccines are not as dangerous as people make it seem, but it violates the civil liberty of health care workers. McCullagh includes that, “Mandatory immunisation infringes civil liberty and autonomy” (3). McCullagh uses pathos by using facts that influence the reader to feel pity for the health care workers that cannot make a choice for themselves. The use of the word, “infringes”, evokes an emotional appeal by using an institute it can be credible. Also. The use of facts combined with credibility establishes that the institute knows what they are talking about, therefore the audience will believe what McCullagh says, but health care workers knew what they were getting into when they decided to become a health care worker. McCullagh’s use of facts influences the reader to believe in him, but he still demonstrates a one-sided position by mentioning that vaccines interfere with the civil liberty of health care …show more content…
The use of outside sources allows the audience to see what Nurse Accavallo feels about mandatory vaccination. The use of rhetorical questions stops him from revealing the voices of the public on the mandatory vaccination. The use of facts influences the reader to feel bad and to believe in what McCullagh says because it interrupts the liberty of the health care workers. The general populace might think mandatory vaccination is unfair because health care workers are United State citizens as well, but McCullagh did not include what the public thought about mandatory vaccination. McCullagh failed to present the other side of the story on

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