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  • Vaccines

    Three major groups in society cannot be vaccinated: infants under the age of one, Cancer/HIV/AIDs patients, and people that are allergic to components of the vaccine. The first recommended dose of the MMR vaccine, also known as the measles, mumps, and rubella vaccine, is between twelve and fifteen months (Measles Vaccination). Disneyland park officials, to protect infants and children, strongly suggested that infants and unvaccinated people should not enter the park during the current situation (Ellis et al.). Anyone with a form of cancer, AIDs, or other illness that weakens his immune system cannot be vaccinated ("Who Should Not Be Vaccinated"). Because a weak, living virus is injected into a patient, the smallest trace of disease can attack…

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  • Rubella Vaccines

    baby suffered from pertussis, also known as whooping cough, coined for the whooping-like sound it causes. This case of pertussis was in fact contracted from the vaccine the newborn received while in the hospital earlier that week. Despite this traumatic experience I view vaccines, not only as positive, but also as a necessity for one’s health. For the simplicity of the matter, a vaccine is a weakened form of microorganisms. They are killed forms or chemicals produced by the microorganism that…

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  • Vaccines And Autism

    Vaccines and Autism For centuries, vaccinations have been used to prevent harmful diseases from the body. In the 1880’s, a vaccine against rabies was created. Since then, the science of immunology has only progressed. By the late 1920’s vaccines had started to become widely available. Diseases like whooping cough, tuberculosis, and tetanus were dramatically reduced, all due to the groundbreaking development of vaccinations. Smallpox, a disease that has wiped out societies, has completely been…

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  • Vaccine Coverage

    Vaccine Coverage in the Population Annually, immunization saves approximately three million lives worldwide from preventable illnesses (ABS, 2006). However, there are 22.6 million infants that are at risk of not survive past childhood as they cannot access vaccination. Immunization plays a crucial part in strengthening the immunity of young children as they usually have weak immune systems. Also, some immunizations usually provide a lifelong protecting against the disease targeted. The vaccine…

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  • Mandatory Vaccines

    Vaccinations could be considered one of the greatest medical achievements in modern development. Because of the invention of vaccines, childhood diseases have been largely eradicated all over the world.2 Vaccinations outweigh the potential risk of diseases that they are created to prevent, therefore for the safety of the population they should be mandatory. With medical study, technological advancements, and mandatory vaccinations, such events can not only be controlled, but prevented and…

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  • Disadvantages Of Vaccines

    Over history, vaccines have benefited disease control, but there has been much speculation as to whether vaccines are better than natural immunity. These benefits and speculations concern how vaccines work, which has evolved into how vaccines benefit the health of individuals, which suggests that they are better than natural immunity. Vaccines work with our immune system to build the body’s resistance to infection. Vaccines benefit the health of individuals by providing immunity without the…

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  • The History Of Vaccines

    greatest public health achievements, but also have been extremely controversial since they were first created in the late 1700s. Vaccines can be seen as dangerous, unconstitutional, and unethical to anti-vaccinators, but pro-vaccinators see them as an absolute must to keep communicable diseases at bay. Public health officials have been relentless in their efforts to keep immunization rates high through education and laws – with laws ultimately having been more successful than education,…

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  • Flu Vaccines

    Is The Flu a Virus or Is the Vaccine? With the 300 plus million people in the United States, around 960,000 of them get a toxic virus put into their bodies each year. That toxic chemical is shown by the pharmaceutical companies as a Vaccine. Many different studies and reliable sources have shown countless different reasons why the pharmaceutical companies want to keep this deathly injection on the market and how much they benefit from it, why vaccines are not as good as some industries make…

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  • Vaccinate Vaccines

    Centers for Disease Control (CDC) estimates that introducing vaccines has led to more than 99 percent reduction of mortality and morbidity for measles, diphtheria, polio, rubella, and smallpox (Mooney, 3). Vaccination is one of the strategies used to prevent disease in children (Bronfin, 1). However, debates have circulated surrounding the question of whether or not parents should have the choice to vaccinate or not vaccinate their child. The decision of the parent to vaccinate his or her child…

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  • The MMR Vaccine

    The MMR vaccine has just been developed by Doctor/Scientist Maurice R. Hilleman. The MMR vaccine is made out of several scientific elements and chemicals such as sodium phosphate and glutamate. However some of the Earth’s resources that was used to make the MMR vaccine is sorbitol and sucrose. Scientists need to consider if it will all work together and need to do many tests and experiments on the elements individually and together. They need to know all about the Earth’s element whether or…

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