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    Vaccinations

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    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 Importance

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    I would like to educate the readers on the importance of proper vaccination. Vaccines are injections containing weakened or dead pathogens. They help your body fight off communicable versions of diseases to keep you protected from their harmful effects. By getting vaccinated, you also keep the people around you safe because you can’t pass a virus onto them if you aren’t infected. Finally, if you protect yourself and those around you from getting communicable diseases, it’s a small step towards…

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    Vaccination History

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    Vaccinations that can prevent deadly diseases is one of the greatest medical achievements. In 1796 Edward Jenner, a country doctor living in Berkeley England gave the first vaccination (smallpox and cowpox). Ever since then there has been a lot of controversy over effectiveness, ethics, safety of vaccinations. In 2009 it was argued whether or not it some or all vaccinations should be obligatory for all children. Parents were not happy about this at all because they thought they should be able to…

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    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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    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

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    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

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    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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