Essay on Should Children Be Vaccinated?

1189 Words Apr 19th, 2016 null Page
To vaccinate your child or not Many people make simple choices every day, what tie to wear, which perfume to put on, ect. People with children have a lot of choices to make, because it affects another life. Like choosing whether or not to vaccinate your child. Vaccination is the method we have used for years, to prevent diseases. Vaccinations help us prevent epidemic outbreaks. The center of disease control recommends getting 28 doses of 10 shots from the time you are newborn until age 6. Currently there are no laws saying that you have to get vaccinated. All 50 states require you to be vaccinated before entering a public school, most states will offer a medical or religious exemption. Vaccinations are safe and one of the best developments since the 20th century. Many people argue that vaccines have harmful ingredients causing autism, seizure and death. Others argue mandatory vaccines infringe upon constitutionally protected religious freedoms. People also find vaccination unnatural and natural immunity is more effective. The ingredients used in vaccines varies. There is a ingredient that was linked to autism in children. Thimerosal is an organic mercury compound, this compound is found in one of the flu shots. People believe the link is between the MMR shots ( measles, mumps and rubella). A small number of people believe that they say physical and emotional deterioration in their child following the MMR shot. “There is a small body of research showing certain…

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