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    Recently, it became easy to publish anything on the Internet. This can be beneficial to all students, but in the same way, it can also confuse the reader and give him or her invalid information. The purpose of this paper is to evaluate five articles that are written to inform the audience about vaccines. All these articles got published in different journals. The first article “Vaccine Controversies” has been written by Kathy Koch. It also has been published by Congressional Quarterly Inc. The purpose of the article “Vaccines Controversies” is to inform the audience about the pros and cons of vaccines. The author reports what scientists, doctors, healthcare providers, and parents of children suspect about vaccines. So basically, the article…

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    Vaccine and Autism Controversy Many people are still skeptical about getting their children vaccinated because of the fear that it may cause autism. The question to whether vaccines causes autism is still a controversial subject among many citizens today especially parents. The theory that vaccines cause autism were based on unproven facts and falsified information. Some citizens argues that vaccines are not safe and could potentially cause autism. Even though there is no scientific evidence to…

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    Keep Us Healthy Recently there has been a bunch of controversy going around the news and social media about how vaccinations are useless, can cause diseases, and death. There are certain circumstances where this can happen, but it is very rare. As of the 2014 school year, all the states in the United States of America required each child, attending the school, to be immunized with certain vaccines. These certain vaccines protect against: tetanus, measles, rubella, diphtheria, and polio. I can…

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    Working Bibliography Baker, Jeffrey. "Mercury, Vaccines, and Autism. One Controversy, Three Histories” American Journal of Public Health 98(2) (2008): 244-253 .Web. 9 Nov. 2015. Scholarly writer and doctor, Jeffrey Baker’s article “Mercury, Vaccines, and Autism. One Controversy, Three Histories” published in the American Journal of Public Health examines the efficacy of thimerosal in vaccinations and the three specific concepts including vaccine preservatives, mercury poisoning and autism.…

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    Vaccine Controversy

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    Between the two articles “Vaccine Controversies” and “Parents of Autistic Children…” the corresponding authors, Philippines Daily Inquirer and Jane Fullerton Lemon choose two separate forms of diction to make their articles strongly represent their argument. Jane Fullerton Lemon, who wrote “Vaccine Controversies”, uses a form of diction that villainizes the idea of vaccination in adolescents. When discussing vaccinations when dealing with autistic children she uses words such as suffering,…

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    spread diseases against which they ought to have been vaccinated. Not only do the parents reject the medical consensus that vaccinations are by far more beneficial than harmful, they also insist that their children, who again pose threats to other children by being unvaccinated, ought to be able to go to public schools or use public transportation, where they are not only at risk of becoming sick themselves, but also of infecting others. All of these things I will discuss in further depth in…

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    Alex Guevara Ms. Skierski Rhetoric 306 11/29/2017 Are vaccines autistic? Several interested groups are debating the main question, do vaccines cause autism? One group of stakeholders tends to say that there is no link between vaccines and autism. These people tend to care about the research that medical professionals have taken over decades past. Another group believes that there really is a link between vaccines and autism. These stakeholders care about the research and stories about people…

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    Health Achievements, 1999). “Vaccines help develop immunity by imitating an infection, but this “imitation” infection does not cause illness” (For Parents: Vaccines for Your Children, 2016). Vaccines prevent against illness and provides protection against large outbreaks and deaths. Although vaccines benefit many individuals, the controversy of safety and denying of rights remains. Vaccines can create side effects, which raises concerns among parents. For example, parents have also heard untrue…

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    Anti Vaccination Rise

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    Anti-Vaccination on the Rise Vaccinations have proven to be one of the most beneficial preventative measures that has been taken worldwide to fight against crippling childhood diseases. Diseases such as small pox, diphtheria, polio and rubella have become eradicated or dramatically decreased by more than ninety five percent. Vaccines save an estimated six to nine million lives each year, three million of those lives being children (Oshima Lee, 2013). Despite the success of vaccinations, the…

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    viruses that cannot be cured. Even today, with all of our scientist discoveries, there are still some diseases that the medical profession cannot cure. Thankfully, organizations such as Center for Disease Control (CDC), Food and Drug Administration (FDA), American Medical Association (AMA), and many other organizations have been created for the common people’s benefit. These organizations, have safely proven that vaccines can and do prevent other harmful illnesses, and can even eradicate them.…

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