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Vaccines: Why Society Needs Them Diseases such as the measles, polio, mumps, rubella, chickenpox, and whooping cough can all be prevented by getting a vaccine. This list of diseases above are only a couple of the illnesses that can be vaccinated against. The medical field has come a long way with keeping society healthy. The first vaccine ever invented was for rabies in 1885, since then the medical field has came up with different vaccines for almost every disease out there. Vaccines took a hit in the 1930s when people started creating more and more vaccines for other diseases. Parents did not think twice about getting their child vaccinated because their only concern was if their child was healthy or not. Nowadays there has been more rumors …show more content…
Vaccines have to be closely reviewed by scientists, doctors and the federal government. And on top of that, they have to be licensed by the FDA before they can be given to society (Vaccines). If the negative side effects aren 't that bad then they are going to approve of the vaccine. People can deal with a little skin rash and a temperature can be easily taken care of by a little Tylenol. Vaccines protect society from a mass outbreak, death, amputation of limbs, paralyzed limbs, loss of hearing, and damage to the brain …show more content…
Fear is a major cause of preventing people from getting vaccinated. Fears such as aichmophobia, algophobia, belonephobia, emetophobia, and trypanophobia are what stops people from even thinking about getting a vaccine. There are people who would rather risk it and get sick then get a shot and be healthy. Those are the people who wash their hands thirty times a day and shower every morning, afternoon, and night. A little fun fact is the fear of needles is an inherited trait (Big). If a child sees a sibling getting a shot and they are screaming and crying, it is going to cause the child to have anxiety whenever they are in the same situation. The thing is, almost everyone is scared of needles but the main ages where it really hits hard is ages of four and six years

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