Saad Omer 's On The Vaccine Skeptics : A Summary And Analysis
1050 Words Oct 4th, 2015 null Page
Omer then focuses on how to reduce the number of nonmedical vaccine exemptions. He argues that creating laws that make it impossible for parents to acquire nonmedical vaccine exemptions won’t work, and will only lead to a strong backlash from the anti-vaccine community. Instead, Omer introduces several different methods he believes will be the most effective in reducing these nonmedical exemptions. One solution he suggests is to make sure parents are accurately informed about vaccinations by reputable sources, letting them know about the risks of not vaccinating, both for their child and the people around them.
Omer also advocates for more lengthy procedures be set in place for those who attempt to obtain a nonmedical exemption, including a more thorough and lengthy review process. If parents do obtain a nonmedical exemption Omer feels that parents with unvaccinated children should be held responsible for keeping those kids home during an outbreak. He concludes his essay by stating that…