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    The History Of Vaccines

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    Immunizations are one of the greatest public health achievements, but also have been extremely controversial since they were first created in the late 1700s. Vaccines can be seen as dangerous, unconstitutional, and unethical to anti-vaccinators, but pro-vaccinators see them as an absolute must to keep communicable diseases at bay. Public health officials have been relentless in their efforts to keep immunization rates high through education and laws – with laws ultimately having been more…

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    Influenza Vaccinations for Health Care Workers Paula Harris Submitted in particle fulfillment of NURB 2160 Northwester State University December 3, 2015 Nurses often face challenges known as ethical dilemmas, which may impact them and their patients. An ethical dilemma is a situation in which an individual is required to determine the best decision between two moral actions. Influenza is a very severe and contagious disease. Over the past years, health care facilities have implemented…

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    Anti Vaccination

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    A significant amount of concern from the anti-vaccination community has been for the MMR vaccine, more so than any other vaccine, due to its past association with the preservative thimerosal (Fombonne, Zakarian, Bennett, Meng, McLean-Heywood, 2006). Thimerosal is described as “a mercury-containing organic compound (an organomercurial). Since the 1930s, it has been widely used as a preservative in a number of biological and drug products, including many vaccines” (FDA, 2015). In 2006, a study was…

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    Childhood Vaccinations

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    prevention of diseases due to vaccines. They have singlehandedly helped to make measles, polio, and even tuberculosis virtually extinct. However, there are still people who do not believe in vaccines, specifically, childhood vaccinations. The topic of childhood vaccinations and their regulations are causing quite the uproar and debate in today’s society. Religious exemptions to some of the vaccine regulations in order for a child to go to school need to be stricter. If it were more difficult for…

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    Do the Benefits of Vaccination Outweigh the Risks? While considered a highly controversial topic, Vaccination risks and benefits are extremely disregarded. Many do not understand the pros and cons of this huge decision. One that determines the health of their lives, for the rest of their lives. No matter what side you choose, you must consider, do the benefits of vaccination, really, outweigh the risks? Pharmaceutical companies cannot be trusted as their primary goal is to receive profit, as…

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    potential effects vaccination could have on mental health. These include, but are not limited to, claims such as it causes autism, weaker immune systems, and risky exposure to diseases. It is, however, important to realize that they all derived from misunderstanding of current data or based on outdated research. There exist many components to vaccines that have been blown-up out of proportion, resulting in misplaced judgement on their effectiveness. One belief being that vaccinations can cause…

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    Max D’Souza Mrs. Chandler English 1 18 March 2017 Should the government mandate vaccinations and sacrifice liberty and choice for public health? Most people agree that vaccinations should be mandated throughout our daily lives for instance, "the most striking finding from a review of the past decade of pro-vaccination efforts is that nothing has been proven to be more than marginally effective. These well-meaning studies and initiatives have remained too far removed from the issues at the core…

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    Vaccination Arguments

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    Many dreadful and deadly diseases have all but been eliminated in modern society due to vaccinations. However, recently some of these diseases seem to be on the rise again which is probably due to more parents opting out of having their children vaccinated. Over the past decade, much controversy has arisen concerning whether or not to have children vaccinated. Most of the arguments against vaccination are simply based on fear and not on scientific evidence. Parents express fear of their child…

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    Journal of Public Health examines the efficacy of thimerosal in vaccinations and the three specific concepts including vaccine preservatives, mercury poisoning and autism. The article provides an historical overview of the development of vaccines and the possible correlation of mercury-based vaccines with autism by inserting statistical data that describes the differing efficacies as well as its effect on the most recent…

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    The History Of Vaccination

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    This history of vaccinations started with the smallpox epidemic. After many attempts, a man name Edward Jenner made a vaccination that supposedly eradicated smallpox. Ever since that discovery, different vaccinations have been made for a wide variety of diseases. Immunizations, also known as vaccinations, work by injecting a minute dose of weakened bacteria or virus into the bloodstream in order to create immunity. Then, if a person is later infected by the same bacteria he or she should be…

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