Essay on Should We Get Sick Or Cold And Flu?

1056 Words Oct 17th, 2016 5 Pages
When most people think about getting sick or cold and flu season they think of winter. This is because it’s when most people do get sick. Studies suggest that the body’s system that defends doesn’t work as well or as fast at cooler temperatures, so here in lies the problem and only makes sense why everyone gets sick in the winter. Really, it’s not just during the winter that people get sick, it’s constantly all the time. We are always contracting new sicknesses and repeatedly spreading around our germs. So why wouldn’t we prevent these things from happening if we could? No one wants to see their family members or friends suffer while being sick, so why not try to prevent all of it from happening? Some people refuse to get their families vaccinated for sicknesses that we are able to prevent. Why do they do this you ask, well some claim to not have the money to do so, others don’t believe in vaccinations, and some people are flat out too lazy or just don’t want to. What these people fail to understand is that their decisions don’t just effect their families, but everyone around them.

Illness affects everyone in the world and some kinds are more common than others. Human papillomavirus, otherwise known as HPV, is the most common sexually transmitted diseases in the United States. HPV is a virus strain that deals with genital warts and cancer, but there is a vaccine for this and it reduces the infection of the virus. There are different types of HPV, some cause warts on hands…

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