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  • Diphtheria In Alice Walker's Everyday Use

    After Dee left and never came back, Maggie got married; it was ten years down the road when Dee was trying to get in contact with Maggie and their mom. Little did she know that their mom passed away about two and half years later after she left? Maggie wanted to tell Dee but she never knew how to get in contact so she just never tried to find her. Maggie always thought that the day Dee left and never came back was just her way of saying that she wants nothing to do with them. After their mom and passed away Maggie had her own family of three, they heard about their Aunt Maggie sometime but not often. After Maggie left her had two children, one that died because of a horrible sickness called Diphtheria that had no cure at the time. Of course Maggie always wondered if Dee still had the quilts. One day in late September Maggie decides to write a letter to Dee using the last known address she had for her. About a week into…

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  • Franklin D. Roosevelt's Anti-Vaccination Movement

    president who was affected by the polio virus in 1921, stated, “If civilization is to survive, we must cultivate the science of human relationships - the ability of all peoples, of all kinds, to live together, in the same world at peace” (Franklin). Civilization must work together in difficult times to conquer obstacles because in the end, the outcome will be stronger, united nation. Although diseases have the potential to keep an entire nation from functioning, the illnesses such as Measles,…

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  • Persuasive Essay On Vaccines

    Vaccines are an easy way to prevent diseases. Vaccinations have gotten rid of many diseases including measles, diphtheria, rubella, and polio. They have also significantly reduced the rate of many other diseases such as chicken pox and pertussis in the United States. The Center Disease Prevention and Control (CDC) has a list of every preventable disease everybody living in the United States should take to ensure their health and safety. Everybody in the United States should be vaccinated against…

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  • Vaccines And How They Work Case Study

    comparison, the first time the body comes in contact with a disease it can take a week or longer for the immune system to work through all 3 lines of defence whereas when the body meets it a second time it is able to fight it off up to 7 times faster. These vaccines sound like a miracle but what is it that we are actually injecting into our body to get these amazing results. There are 4 main types of vaccine, these include: A weakened live version. This vaccine is used for measles and chicken…

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  • Example Of Indirect Treatment Of Infectious Diseases And Infections

    moreover avoid sharing towels and shoes with anyone else in order to control infection. Fungal infections like athlete’s food can be treated with antifungal creams, sprays, liquids and powder which are obtainable locally from chemists. Additionally, antibiotics do not kill fungi or viruses it only kills bacteria, fungal infections should be treated with antifungal medicines. The signs and symptoms of diphtheria, influenza and chlamydia have similarities and differences. When comparing the…

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  • Why Do We Use Vaccines?

    In the United States, we have been able to prevent some of the most harmful diseases and bacteria’s because we used vaccines to fight against them. The more we keep vaccinating against them the more rare they become. Examples include polio and diphtheria. Polio is a virus that can cause paralysis and diphtheria is “ an acute, toxin-mediated disease caused by the bacterium Corynebacterium diphtheria (“Centers of Disease Control: Diphtheria,” n.d.). Even though it may seem that these vaccinations…

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  • Mandatory Vaccination Research

    All of these vaccines are required by the time a child begins school up through the age of 17. They are designed to prevent infecting others in highly populated environments like preschools, daycares, and elementary school. These vaccines have side effects that may seem unpleasant however they definitely outweigh the severeness of the actual disease. DTaP is one of the most common diseases among young children (Pan 1). Diphtheria causes a thick covering in the back of the throat. Tetanus…

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  • Argumentative Essay On The Benefits Of Vaccinating Children

    you put your children and other children at risk for vaccine preventable diseases. Your children could catch a disease that is dangerous and deadly. Getting vaccinated is much better than getting the disease. Vaccines work. Up through the early 1920’s, diphtheria was one of the most dreaded childhood diseases in the United States, killing over 10,000 people every year(Medicine.net). The U.S. started vaccinating children against diphtheria in the 1930’s and 40’s, and the disease started…

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  • Parents Vaccinate Children Essay

    children and have rights to raise the in accord with their practices and standards, it is a dilemma for the nation if they make a choice, which could affect other people’s children as well. Many people feel that by not vaccinating children there is a great disservice done to both the non- vaccinated child and the others around them. In Colorado whooping cough has risen to a very high level since 1993. Whooping cough can be deadly to toddlers. The Colorado outbreak has been traced back to none…

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  • Childhood Vaccination Research

    "Childhood vaccines are one of the great triumphs of modern medicine. Indeed, parents whose children are vaccinated no longer have to worry about their child 's death or disability from whooping cough, polio, diphtheria, hepatitis, or a host of other infections" (Ezekiel Emanuel). Immunizations, or vaccines, have been saving lives for quite some time. The first vaccine ever was performed in 1796 by Edward Jenner. In that time period, smallpox was a huge problem in mankind. When Jenner came up…

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