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  • Why Are Vaccinations Important

    One of the most important medical interventions to date are vaccinations. Without them, it is hard to tell what diseases would still be running rampant. Although some of these diseases have been eradicated, it is still crucial to get the recommended vaccines. When people decide not to do this, they not only put themselves at risk, they put others at risk too. To help children get their vaccinations, programs have been set up to cover the sometimes expensive cost. Scientist studies have shown…

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  • Religious Objections To Vaccination Essay

    Religious Objections to Vaccinations and Healthcare Professionals Vaccinations have demonstrated to be effective in preventing devastating diseases such as polio, smallpox, diphtheria, and pertussis worldwide. All civilized nations embrace immunizations as a way to prevent these and other diseases. Despite their efficacy and practices, many parents still choose to not vaccinate their children and risk catastrophic outcomes. Various reasons play a role in such decision-making, such as mistrust…

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  • Summary: The Importance Of Vaccination

    Even as modern medicine has significantly produced the current quality of life, work on behalf of the average person could improve it more. This day and age provides modern wonders such as heart transplants, chemotherapy, and arthroscopic surgery. However, due to unfounded claims and improper scientific study, some of the population (namely the affluent and gullible) has started to believe that vaccination causes diseases or disorders, instead of preventing them. It is important to be properly…

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  • Varicella Vaccination Program Success Analysis

    In “Varicella Vaccination Program Success” by Steven Novella, the author argues about the people who does not believe in vaccines and how are their arguments formulated. They ignore all the information and statitistics and focus on the smaller problems caused in the investigation, to assure that vaccines are not effective and riskful. However, besides all this, the author states at the end that we should follow more closely the vaccines programs and know that they are useful with the proper…

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  • Infectious Diseases

    Introduction Do infectious diseases pose a big global health threat? Infectious diseases have been around for centuries and each year we discover new outbreaks around the world. One of our primary goals in global health is to prevent the spread of disease by adopting new technologies and providing primary prevention health education to ensure people live a prolonged life. Communicable diseases such as foodborne diseases do not only spread within a country, but can also easily transcend borders…

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  • Anti Vaccinationist Argumentative Essay

    Vaccines are widely known as one of the most prominent, public health mechanisms ever invented. Despite the popular belief that vaccines are extremely beneficial for children that receive them, anti-vaccinationists claim that some vaccines correlate with the neurological disorder autism. There have been two controversial claims trying to relate childhood vaccinations to autism. Both claims presented can seem convincing at first but can easily be found falsifiable upon research. To fully…

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  • Rise Of The Super Bug: Video Analysis

    external sources. The Rx for survival (2005) series aim to increase awareness of the day-to-day global health issues people encounter in different parts of the world. The episodes addressed viruses such as, cholera, river blindness, AIDS, tuberculosis smallpox, and obesity. Although, the film renders a portion of the program for the diseases that are affecting people in developed…

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  • The Pros And Cons Of Vaccines

    diseases, but sometimes it wasn’t enough, they tried inoculation which referred to the subcutaneous instillation of the virus into no immune individuals. It was until the 18th century in 1796 when Edward Jenner invented the first vaccine to fight smallpox. From then to now many vaccines have been developed to prevent illnesses that cause millions of deaths. When we talk about vaccines the first thing that comes to our minds is needles and the pain that they produce, plus the fear that we have…

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  • Measles Case Study

    Since parents who will not give their child the MMR vaccine (often because of Andrew Wakefield 's discredited study) will often give them other vaccines, the United States has almost eliminated many other diseases such as diphtheria, polio, and smallpox. With the help of vaccines, the US has almost eliminated those diseases, as well as ten others. Parents who do not vaccinate their children are stopping us from eliminating many diseases we could already be rid…

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  • Vaccines Should Be Mandatory Essay

    No parent would want their child to die at a young age due to an illness that could have been prevented with a vaccination. If children were to receive all of their necessary vaccines, then they will not have a risk of getting an incurable illness. Vaccines prevent children from getting sick. According to Whitman et al. (2015), “Approximately half the children were vaccinated against influenza; yet ninety percent of deaths occurred among unvaccinated children” (pg. 1802). In other words,…

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