Pro Vaccination Frame
Not Up for Debate: The Science Behind Vaccination argues that vaccines are not, in fact, associated with autism as proved by scientific evidence. The Science Behind Vaccination frame insists that the public should not be any more concerned by this topic of conversation than in the past. This article uses scientific studies to argue that vaccinations save lives of all children and the current vaccination schedule is crucial. While the author suggests many are still insisting research continue after haven continuously proved that vaccines are not associated with autism, another frame goes back to the Lancet study previously mentioned. “In fact, one of the few “studies” to find a link is still the original Lancet study, published by Wakefield et al. It was a glorified case series of a handful of children …show more content…
adds that vaccinations are not a one-size-fits-all approach, although the vaccination schedule is required by law.
“The vaccination schedule is the same for every U.S. child, even though it 's well known that all children are not the same biologically.”
This article also adds an additional frame regarding the overall safety of vaccines, mentioning current scientific evidence is not sufficient enough to determine the safety of vaccines. Additionally, the frame also mentions that many of the current available studies are biased.
Even the renowned Childrens Hospital of Philadelpia published an article questioning whether vaccines are safe. The article mentions that side effects caused by vaccines are very “frightening” and many times studies are too small to discover very rare side effects. The following quote is regarding the rare side effect, intussusception, caused by a tested vaccine.
“Because only 11,000 children were tested before the vaccine was licensed, it was really not possible to pick up such a rare side