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  • Vaccinations

    direction or another. Vaccinations were created to save lives, yet many parents are deciding against vaccinations. It is imperative to the health and well-being of our country that we determine how and why parents are deciding against life-saving vaccines. By identifying and resolving the myths surrounding the safety of vaccines we can ensure parents are making an educated decision based on fact rather than fiction or opinion. Key factors in a parents’ decision regarding vaccines are the following; trust in their healthcare provider, personal experiences, tradition, and knowledge of diseases. Primarily, research shows that parents rely on the advice given from their health care provider,…

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  • Vaccination History

    The theory, invention and implementation of vaccination is widely considered to be one of the greatest medical achievements of modern medicine. As the most effective method of preventing infectious and life-threatening diseases, vaccines have had a significant impact on civilization and the world. This essay will define vaccination and describe life before the invention of vaccines. It will discuss the key players attributed to inventing and implementing immunization. It will then describe the…

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  • Vaccination Arguments

    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 contracting autism and otherwise being harmed…

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  • Benefits Of Vaccination

    deal with the chicken pox. Your child will be fine and will get better however the possibility of him or her getting shingles is still there. This all could have been avoided if the parent would have had their child vaccinated. Vaccinations are what keep diseases…

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  • Mandatory Vaccinations

    Vaccinations: Why They Should Be Mandatory Vaccines have become a staple of medical examinations, recommended by doctors. The combination of these doctors’ advice and the fact that there are vaccines required to be allowed to go to school, most parents today vaccinate their children. However, many other parents avoid vaccinating their children by obtaining exemptions for reasons that range from medical to philosophical. Although this may be interpreted as parents utilizing the right to care for…

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  • Disadvantages Of Vaccination

    From ancient times, humanity faced a variety of infectious diseases, accompanied by a high mortality rate despite the best efforts of doctors. These include smallpox, cholera, typhoid fever, plague, and others (The history of vaccination). The doctors began to think about how to prevent epidemics kill millions of people in the middle Ages. A wound discharge was used already in the XII century for the prevention of smallpox in China from cows that were ill with smallpox (cowpox non-communicable…

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  • Polio Vaccination

    Polio Vaccination in the United States Inactivated Polio Vaccine (IPV) is the only form of polio prevention used in the United States. Oral Polio Vaccine (OPV) is another form of polio prevention, used in other countries. Patients who are administered OPV are at risk of vaccine-associated paralytic polio (VAPP) due to exposure to the live virus. In 1996, prior to IPV being the only form of polio vaccination in the United States, the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP)…

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  • Pros Of Vaccination

    The most effective method of ensuring that parents get their children vaccinated is the requirement of an up-to-date immunization records before children can join or attend any public schooling institutions or licensed day care facilities. The problem with this however is that every state except Mississippi and West Virginia allows children to be exempted from vaccination for religious reasons. Vaccine-preventable diseases, such as whooping cough, diphtheria, hepatitis, measles, poliomyelitis,…

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  • Essay On Vaccination

    Just About You: Why Child Vaccinations are Necessary From 1964 to 1965, the rubella virus led to life threatening illnesses in around 20,000 newborns; these babies were plagued with deafness, blindness, heart disease, and/or mental retardation. (Ballarlo and Sprague). Now, because of vaccines, rubella has been eradicated and is no longer a life-threatening problem. Vaccinations have been used worldwide to prevent life-threatening diseases. Dr. Edward Jenner developed the first vaccination to…

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  • Vaccination Argumentative

    they have evidence to support why they feel the way they do. There are also those that fall in the middle of those two sides where they see and understand points on both sides of the argument. The one view point on this issue is that vaccinations are safe and necessary for children. It has been pointed out that illnesses, including smallpox, polio, and whooping cough, are now prevented by vaccination and millions of children’s lives are being saved. For a matter of fact, children are no…

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