Why Vaccination Should Be Mandatory

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Vaccination can save children’s life because, diseases killed thousands of children, polio was once Americas most feared disease, and thanks to vaccination there, are no signs of polio in the U.S. Vaccination should be mandatory for children because it’s easier for children because it’s easier for them to get sick. For example, a boy/girl that is sick coughs on his/her hand, shakes his/her best friend’s hand and his/her best friend eats with the same hand his/her sick friend shook. So now he/she gets sick and then the flu keeps getting passed around to other kids.

Vaccination can save children’s life because diseases killed thousands of children, Polio existed once Americas feared disease, and thanks to vaccination, there are no signs of polio
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For example, California you have to receive a vaccination or they won’t let you go to school (Peter). That’s helpful because that way the students in the school will be safer from getting an infection or virus. Vaccines are also only given by doctors and healthcare professionals. Vaccines will involve some discomfort and may cause pain, redness, or tenderness at the site of injection but this minimal compared to the pain, discomfort, and trauma of the diseases these vaccines prevent. The disease prevention benefits of getting vaccines are much greater than the possible side effects for almost all children. Mandatory vaccination will help out many families or babies from getting sick. There are so many infections and diseases that are spreading around to various youngsters, and family members passing away because of the diseases spreading around. Last year Ebola has been infecting tons of individuals, numerous people died from it because there has been no cure for it, except soon they made a cure and several people were able to live and get cured from the disease thanks to the vaccination. Vaccinations will protect future generations, because vaccinations eliminated many diseases that have caused loads of deaths, birth defects associated with the virus no longer are seen in the U.S. and disease of today will no longer be around (Ontario). For example, before the measles vaccine, there were about 450,000 cases of measles. About 450 people that had measles …show more content…
stopped giving vaccinating the general population against smallpox because the disease happened to no longer be a threat. Polio is another example of a virus or disease that happened to spread. While polio is a distant memory in most of the world, the disease still exists in some places and mainly affects children under 5. One in 200 infections leads to irreversible paralysis (usually in the legs). Among those paralyzed, 5% to 10% die when their breathing muscles become immobilized. Thanks to vaccination, there are no signs of polio in the U.S. Measles, smallpox, and polio were the most common diseases that would spread to children. Although, children today no longer worry about polio, measles, and smallpox because the number of cases have disappeared due to vaccination efforts. The trend of people not believing in the power of a vaccine is

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