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  • Written Assignment: MMR Vaccine

    APA Written Assignment: MMR Vaccine Healthy People 2020 is a report created by the Surgeon General that focuses on wide-spread, “health promotion and disease prevention (Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, n.d.).” One of the major goals Healthy People 2020 specifics is, “increasing immunizations and reducing preventable infectious diseases (Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, n.d.).” In regards to this goal, one of the major vaccinations seeing a drastic decrease in use is the Measles, Mumps and Rubella Vaccine. This vaccine has become a point of controversy and many parents are opting out of giving their children this vaccine. The purpose of this paper is to discuss how Measles, Mumps and Rubella can effect…

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  • Why Is Vaccination Necessary

    prevent the disease from forming. Vaccinations have lowered the risk of getting a disease, but the disease is still there and if vaccinations were stopped, it would have immediate effects. For example, “Great Britain, Sweden, And Japan-cut back the use of pertussis vaccine…The effect was dramatic and immediate” (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention). Other countries have diseases too that can be brought back to the U.S., so diseases are always around us no matter where we are. There are…

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  • Vaccination Conundrum Research Paper

    Prevalence of autism in U.S. children increased by 119.4 percent from 2000 (1 in 150) to 2010 (1 in 68). (CDC, 2014) Autism is the fastest-growing developmental disability. (CDC, 2008) Autism Theory The MMR-autism theory came to the forefront when, in 1998, Wakefield and colleagues reviewed reports of children with bowel disease and regressive developmental disorders. The researchers suggested that MMR vaccination led to intestinal abnormalities, resulting in impaired intestinal function and…

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  • Childhood Vaccine Pros And Cons

    population have reduced or eliminated the effects of diseases. A little more than a century ago, the U.S. infant mortality rate was a staggering 20 percent, and the childhood mortality rate before age five was another disconcerting 20 percent. Infectious diseases such as measles, diphtheria, smallpox, and pertussis topped the list of childhood killers (Stern and Markel).Thankfully due to the effectiveness and success of vaccines many countries do not see any of those disease today, nor the…

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  • Outbreak Analysis: Measles Outbreak

    twenty-one days.The first to appear are high fever, cough, runny nose, and conjunctivitis. Two to three days after the symptoms start, Koplick spots appear. Three to five days after symptoms appear, a rash develops starting on the face and working down the body. Measles can be spread from four days before and four days after the rash appears (CDC, Measles, 2015). Measles affected residents in eight states, Canada, and Mexico. No specific date was listed as to when the cases in Mexico and Canada…

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  • Hepatitis Vaccination Case Study

    Jay Carlos and his wife Leigh owned homes for those with developmental disabilities of mild to moderate levels for 15 years. They were in the process of beginning a third home when OSHA visited their facility. The visit was not a planned visit and the OSHA inspector asked to audit the procedures set in place for blood-borne pathogen and employee hepatitis vaccination strategies. The company policy implemented was to vaccinate residents already admitted and requiring that any residents applying…

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  • Measles And Mumps And Rubella Essay

    Measles and Mumps and Rubella! Oh, My! Throughout the history of time in all parts of the world people have always been getting sick. One man began to wage war against these deadly viruses in 1796 with a vaccination against smallpox. Edward Jenner noticed that during this outbreak of smallpox the milkmaids were not getting sick. He then began to develop his miracle drug. His new vaccination consisted of a sample known as cowpox, an illness common to cows and milkmaids. Jenner injected his first…

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  • National Immunisation Programme Essay, 2015) to 99.6% (assuming 78% of objectors and 100% of those under vaccinated will immunise). To help reach these levels the government will invest $26 million into programs to encourage immunisation, improving vaccine registers, incentives to doctors to target the unimmunised and running an information campaign. In order to protect the entire population it is calculated that 95% of people must be vaccinated. By the government implementing these reforms and increasing the…

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  • Disadvantages Of Vaccination

    focus on some reasons such as a link between vaccine and autism, hazardous substance, the ineffectiveness of some vaccines and effect of not having children vaccinated. The first reason parents, not vaccinated children are some link between vaccine and autism. It is clear that parents want to protect their children, so many of them have been informed about the dangers of vaccinations and immediately refuse to vaccinate. According to article Walia, there are some studies that show a link between…

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  • Pros And Cons Of The MMR Vaccines

    Introduced in 1988, the polyvalent MMR vaccine immunises against measles, mumps and rubella. There has been a great deal of controversy with regards to the MMR vaccine, including links to febrile seizures, autism and inflammatory bowel disease. However, the vaccine has proven extremely effective in preventing contagious viral infections. The MMR vaccine is a live attenuated vaccine and two doses are required for complete protection of children, and in some circumstances, adults. Through…

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