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“Vaccines save lives; fear endangers them. It's a simple message parents need to keep hearing.” –Jeffery Kluger. The change in seasons can be very intense for some people. It causes them to become ill and get very sick if they do not take care of themselves. Kids among these people are very prone to becoming ill easier because their immune systems are not fully developed. Most parents do not know that this can be an easy fix if their get there children a vaccine shot during the periodic chances of the seasons. Therefore there should be a regulation in the law that encourages parents to make sure that their children receive vaccinations. This will raise the awareness of vaccinations which
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Most parents trust their pediatrician or family doctor more than anyone when it comes to the health of their child. However, many parents are beginning to question their doctor’s advice when it comes to vaccinating their children. After countless accusations of harmful effects of childhood vaccinations, some parents have decided to stop having their child vaccinated, putting not only their child, but the entire human population in danger.
In 1796, Edward Jenner created a vaccine developed from the cowpox virus. He then gave this vaccine to a 13-year-old boy who was suffering from smallpox. The boy became immune to the smallpox disease and Jenner was named the founding father of vaccinations
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Opt-out laws for childhood immunizations are not a good thing. Children who are not vaccinated can spread the disease to others and cause an outbreak in their community. Vaccination is widely considered one of the greatest medical achievements of modern civilization. The smallpox vaccine has eradicated a disease that was responsible for centuries of outbreaks and deaths. Earlier childhood diseases are rarely observed thanks to vaccinations. Ultimately, complications are more likely to arise from vaccine-preventable illness than from vaccination itself.
Smallpox is a serious and sometimes fatal infectious disease. It is localized in small blood vessels of the skin, mouth, and throat. This
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A clear definition of a vaccination is, “the generic term for immunization procedures. Immunization is a procedure whereby living or nonliving materials are introduced into the body…:” (Nosal, 1999) The concept that people who survive an infectious disease do not get the same disease again is the basis for the administering of vaccinations. Vaccines are normally given to healthy individuals for the prevention of diseases. Vaccines work by using a human host to provide a stimulus to the immune system. Immunization is used for viral and bacterial diseases. Rappuolli reports and predicts, “Vaccines will not only be used to prevent infections, but also to cure chronic infectious diseases
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“Vaccines save lives; fear endangers them. It's an unpretentious message parents need to keep hearing.” –Jeffery Kluger. The change in seasons can be intense for some people. It triggers them to become ill and get sick if they do not take care of themselves. Children, among these people, are more prone to becoming ill because their immune systems are not yet fully developed. A great number of parents do not know that getting their children vaccinated when recommended by doctors is a simple solution to childhood illnesses. Therefore, there should be stricter legal regulations that encourage parents to ensure that their children receive vaccinations. This will raise the awareness of
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Vaccines against diphtheria, polio, pertussis, measles, mumps and rubella, and more recent additions of hepatitis B and chicken pox, have given humans powerful immune guards to ward off unwelcome sickness. And thanks to state laws that require vaccinations for kids enrolling in kindergarten, the U.S. presently enjoys the highest immunization rate ever at 77%. Yet bubbling beneath these national numbers is the question about vaccine safety. Driven by claims that vaccinations can be associated with autism, increasing number of parents are raising questions about whether vaccines are in fact harmful to children, instead of helpful (Park, 2008).
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get vaccinations including hepatitis A and B, Tetanus, Haemophilus influenza type b, and inactivated polio virus because they can prevent serious illness for the children and the community and vaccinations are cost efficient, but if a family does not want to vaccinate their children, many states include religious and philosophical exemptions.
For a body to build immunity, it must be exposed to different types of germs. Vaccinations are very pragmatic because they “…help build children’s immunity by having a recognizable but defanged version of the pathogen which your immune system is tricked into thinking that the original virus has entered the body.” (New Releases.) This allows the body to
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A parent can’t go a week without hearing about vaccinations and the problems they will cause our children. Generally the advertised negative effects of the vaccinations are immediate, whereas others may indicate they cause problems later in life. In the day and age of the internet, what is a person to do? Get informed. Don’t take the information that is presented to you on Facebook, Twitter, email, or through the grapevine as science. Vaccinations have become a very taboo subject for parents today. There is plenty of mis-information out there on the downsides of vaccinations, but none stand up to scientific inspection.
Where has the concern about vaccinations come from? When the majority
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INTRODUCTIONI was asked to produce a case study on the topic of "Vaccinations". I was asked to come up with a question relating to the topic of Vaccinations, and the question that I came up with was "Do we need vaccinations?"Firstly, I will be finding out some background information about vaccinations and what their purpose is. I think that people should be interested in answering my question as it could apply to them and affect their health in some way.There will be two sides to my argument (for and against) of why/how we need vaccinations; so I have conducted some research form the internet, from books, and other scientific knowledge to back up each side of the argument.Resources: http
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One of the most common vaccinations that children get is the Varicella vaccine, otherwise known as the chicken pox vaccine. This protects children from getting the chickenpox. This vaccine is typically given in two doses and has significantly decreased the amount of diseased people. The first dose is typically given to a child between 12 and 15 months and then the second dose is administered anywhere from 4 to 6 years. According to the CDC “In the early 1990s, an average of 4 million people got chickenpox, 10,500 to 13,000 were hospitalized (range, 8,000 to 18,000), and 100 to 150 died each year. Most of the severe complications and deaths from chickenpox occurred in people who were
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Should childhood vaccinations become compulsory has repeatedly been in the news lately with new research testing done. This research was undergone to see if vaccines caused autism, SIDS (sudden infant death syndrome), multiple sclerosis (MS) and many more. The most recent study published in the Advertiser on May 20, 2014. This story appeared all over the news across Australia and is making headlines globally. It discusses that childhood vaccinations should become compulsory and they are not linked to autism. Making this issue an Australian and Global topic.
Vaccinations are a needle injected into usually the arm but on infants may also be injected in the
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States, such as Texas, who give legal guardians the option of not vaccinating their children during the newborn-to-two-year-old period, because of the recent scare of supposed "links" between said vaccinations and autism, are unnecessarily putting not only themselves and their children, but the entire country at risk of a disease outbreak that can otherwise be avoided altogether.In the last decade or so, there has been a large movement of concerned parents, led by such celebrities as Jenny McCarthy, Jim Carrey, and Robert F. Kennedy Jr., that have pushed for states to give parents the choice on whether or not to have their child vaccinated as an infant. Their main argument is that 'studies
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Each year, about 2.1 million people die from vaccine-preventable diseases. Many children may not receive their necessary first year vaccinations because of lack of availability, religious beliefs, and safety concerns (Healy, Rench, and Baker 540). The dictionary definition of a vaccine is a biological preparation that improves the immunity to a certain disease (Healy, Rench, and Baker 540). Although all 50 States in the United States require children to be vaccinated to certain diseases before entering school, the states also have exemptions for these vaccinations (Lu 870). Parents often choose not to get their children immunized, and it has proven harmful to the health of the global
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time and cost associated with receiving them. Many clinics do not have the funding to reimburse for immunizations, this can cause financial burdens on the family. In todays society children within the public school system are fortunate to receive their immunizations at little to no cost. Schools are the fourth, and most promising venue for immunizing school aged children. Vaccinations within schools began for polio in 1955 (Cawley et al., 2010). Schools now have vaccination programs and immunization policies in place.
Immunization programs have been shown to reduce influenza outbreaks (Cawley et al., 2010). In 2006, 69.4% of all States had an infectious disease policy in place (Elizabeth
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America’s parents have taken to creating vulnerable children. Wary adults are neglecting vaccinations that control preventable diseases across the country. No child should be subjected to the susceptibility of an unvaccinated immune system. In this day and age, there is no reason for parents to avoid inoculations because the once fatal health risks, financial insufficiencies, and moral qualms that once presented a reason for doubt have dwindled away.
Fatal diseases such as Measles, Polio, and Tetanus are preventable through vaccination, but manage to run rampant when parents subject their children to these illnesses by failing to have them vaccinated. One of the primary reasons that
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Health promotion is a vital component to the healthy of a society, is a key component of Healthy People 2020, and is a major role of the nurse. Health promotion is achieved through education and preventive strategies. Vaccination is a health promotion activity in that its purpose is to prevent disease (Edelman & Mandle, 2010). Through vaccination, it is possible to significantly reduce the incidents of many diseases. Diseases that can be prevented through use of vaccinations are are referred to as vaccine preventable diseases. Some of the commonly vaccinated infections include polio, measles, Haemophilus Influenzae type b, pertussis, pneumococcal, rubella, varicella, hepatitis B
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The question all parents have been chattering about, are vaccinations safe for their children? A vaccine is an injection of a killed or weakened infectious organism in order to prevent a disease. The injection works to stimulate the body's immune system so it can be recognized as foreign, then be destroyed, and "remembered" , so that the antibodies in the immune system can easily recognize and destroy any microorganisms that it later comes across. An antibody is a protein found in the blood. It is produced in response to foreign substances like viruses or bacteria, invading the body. Antibodies do the job of protecting the body from disease by clinging to these organisms and abolishing them
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which prevented more suffering and saved more lives than any other medical procedure. Epidemic diseases, such as small pox or polio, which once plagued populations of Europe only some one hundred years ago, declined more than ninety percent thanks to the medical breakthrough of immunization (Schneibner XVII). Vaccinations, clearly, enabled the near to complete eradication of diseases, that historically claimed millions of lives (Binski 9).
The science behind immunization traces back to an ancient Indian practice called variolation, which meant intentionally exposing a virus to create immunity. In 1976, Dr. Edward Jenner used this concept to create the first contemporary vaccine. He
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deliberately should be equally immune. He therefore resolved to infect his family with cowpox with a procedure that was later to become known as vaccination.” (The Dorest Page)
Ever since the first vaccination, there has been many more created for many different diseases. These vaccinations are great and help protect us against many diseases. Vaccines were largely responsible for the dramatic increase in life expectancy achieved in the 20th century (Clark). So why would anyone want to get rid of/not use vaccines? Some of the reasons of why people might not support the use of vaccinations are because they supposedly lead to things such as causing kids to have autism, or simple reasons such
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this statement is the pertussis toxin in DPT vaccinations cause a chronic autoimmune monocytic infiltration within the gastrointestinal system. The toxin may cause a disconnection between mucosa lamina propia and the G-alpha protein receptors in the retinoid. This causes a non-specific immune response that cannot be down regulated (Ratajczak, 2011). Further, it is though that an organism within the measles, mumps, and rubella vaccine. It is thought that the live vaccine causes the vitamin A supply within a child’s body to deplete, which is a possible cause for distorted vision that autistic people have (Ratajczak, 2011).
The PHAC (2012) states that immunizations with multiple diseases
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, blood clots and there have been some deaths reported but no patterns of any of these complaints. CBS news has recently reported that according to the Cancer Prevention research women who received one vaccine instead of the series of three had a stable level of antibodies that help prevent the most virulent strains of HPV linked to cervical and other cancers 4 years after receiving their first shot.
One of the most important nursing interventions is patient education. Patients need to be educated about routine cervical cancer screenings. There is also the need to educate parents and young women as to the importance of HPV vaccinations. I, myself was not a proponent of the HPV vaccine for
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A very controversial issue these days is whether or not to receive immunizations. I am a young mother and I tend to follow my mothers and doctors’ advice when it comes to mine and my children’s health, I feel as though my doctor has the best advice on how I can keep us all happy and healthy, however this is not the case for everyone. Many questions have arisen about immunizations and there are quite a few people who are either hesitant to or will not have themselves and their children immunized.
I am a person who believes that children and adults should be immunized, by not receiving vaccinations it is possible to be putting the public at risk for more diseases. It should not matter what
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Vaccinations should be mandatory for all children within the State of California as this will reduce the death rate associated with preventable communicably infectious diseases. Routine vaccinations during early developments have been historical proven to reduce the onset and spread of potentially infectious microbial agents. According to the Center of Disease Control and Prevention, “Vaccines have reduced some preventable infectious diseases to an all-time low, and now few people experience the devastating effects of measles, pertussis, and other illnesses (Prevention).
Representatives, I’m sure that some of you in here, right now, agree that our further relies heavily
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Vaccinations are designed to help people go through their everyday life. A country doctor, Edward Jenner, who lived in Berkeley, England, first administered vaccines in 1796 (Health Affairs). Throughout history, vaccinations have become better to where they are safer for the human body. Everyone should get vaccinated against certain disease to stay healthy. Vaccines have been proven to make people immune to serious diseases (Childhood Immunization). By being vaccinated the person is not only helping themselves but others around them too. Vaccines are an important tool for preventing disease and should be mandatory for all people.
Childhood vaccines protect children from a variety of
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disease that was prior injected and can later fight it off if necessary. The required vaccines are not only absurd but ludicrous, being as vaccines do not provide the child with full immunity only partial. A child naturally contracting the disease gives them full immunity, while the vaccine only gives the child partial immunity. Requiring vaccines are pointless not only because they are partial immunity but they are also usually specific to one strand of that virus. Parents should be able to opt out of required vaccinations because it goes against parental rights and beliefs, and vaccines have adverse side effects causing disorders, contributing to illness and severe allergic reactions.
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once received, the child’s immune system is strengthened, and the next time the child comes into contact with that particular disease he/she will be able to fight against it. However, studies have shown that disease outbreaks still occur in fully vaccinated areas. Dr. William Atkinson, an epidemiologist for the CDC, when examining a large measles outbreak, admitted that 95 percent of those infected had a history of vaccinations (Miller). Overall, there is no guaranty that after the child gets vaccinated the child will not get the disease; even less guaranty that there will be no adverse side effects (Cave 7). Therefore, some parents would prefer that their child contract measles, mumps, or
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For the eleven million babies that are born in the U.S. daily, it is recommended that they should receive an extensive series of vaccinations to protect against eleven different diseases (Herlihy, Hagood). Vaccinations are a biological prevention that improves immunity to a particular disease. They have been around for many years and include risks and benefits of receiving them. Most children start to receive these vaccinations at birth. The most common vaccines that they receive during the first few months of their lives are the vaccines for Hepatitis B, Rotavirus, Pertussis, Influenza, and Pneumococcal. These vaccinations are said to prevent infants from catching these diseases, but do
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addition, schools request immunization records in order to ensure that student vaccinations are up to date.
However, some parents think it is a waste of time to vaccinate their children, but the reality is that children need to be vaccinated regularly, in order to decrease the rate of infectious diseases. The main reason that most parents favor mandatory vaccinations for children is because it helps protect children of all ages from infectious diseases that could hospitalize them. As an example, girls tend to be the most targeted to get vaccines due to different infections like the Human Papillomavirus. As a result, Merck and Co. have created the Gardasil vaccine to shield women from cervical
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In a survey conducted recently (2010) amongst parents of children about the overall balance of the possible risks and benefits of required vaccinations for their infants and children, about two-thirds of the parents (67%) replied that benefits outweigh risks, 23% indicated that the risks and benefits are equally balanced, and the remaining 10% reported that the risks outweigh benefits. (Health Policy Survey 2010)
“A vaccine is a biological preparation that improves immunity to a particular disease. A vaccine typically contains an agent that resembles a disease-causing microorganism, and is often made from weakened or killed forms of the microbe, its toxins or one of its surface proteins
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“Dr. Edward Jenner, an English country doctor, first developed in the practice of immunization in 1796 by rubbings pus obtained from a cowpox pustule into a small cut in the arm of eight-year-old James Phipps. The young boy recovered from a mild case of cowpox and was there after immune to smallpox, supporting Jenner’s theory that cowpox exposure conferred immunity to the related but more deadly smallpox virus” (Kramer and Griswold). Vaccines are dangerous and hazardous. Parents and the people who get vaccinated do not always think carefully about the risks of vaccinations. Vaccines are not always safe, and can be less effective than advertised. Vaccines are not 100 percent
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In today’s society, the safety of vaccinations comes up often in medical discussion. One such controversy which comes up to this day is the supposed, and discredited, link between autism and vaccinations. In 1998, a study was published in the journal Lancet, as to how autism was related to vaccinations. However, the research by Andrew Wakefield, the leader of this study, was found to be fabricated, and he had his medical license revoked consequently. The link between autism and vaccinations was further disproved in a scientific study by the Institute of Medicine in 2004. Regardless of the release of this study, anti-vaccination groups, such as the Vaccination Liberation Group, still attempt
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Although, vaccinations have been around for a long time, the great controversy surrounding the uses were substantially less when first accepted. Over time, vaccines have been created for diseases such as polio, small pox, chicken pox, the common flu; as well as being improved and continually updated. Prior to the development of vaccines, diseases were a great concern to the people due to their wide and rapid spreading. Vaccines became very popular and were believed to be essential in order to maintain a healthy society. The amount of people suffering from many of the diseases that vaccines now exist for has significantly gone down since vaccines inception. In fact, vaccines have even been
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The discovery of vaccines prevented the spread of infectious diseases around the world. Vaccines control the spread of diseases such as measles, tuberculosis, smallpox, and the flu. In addition, vaccines increase the overall health of not only individuals, but of populations. Although these benefits prove effective on the world wide scale, the requirement of vaccinations of children to enter the public school system remains a current public health concern. Some argue that vaccines are dangerous for children and can lead to adverse effects. Others assert that the enforcement of requiring children to be vaccinated before entering schools protects the health of those attending school. These
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nothing that they did to her. She was given her Hepatitis B vaccine without ever giving it a second thought. The doctor said that it was necessary, so be it.
Many go through life following doctor’s orders without ever thinking “what if they’re wrong?”, “what if this makes me sick?” Doctors are people whom we trust, without question. We take their advice and always assume that they would never do anything to put us or our children into harm’s way. Our best interest is always in their forethought, or at least, that is our assumption.
Even though many of us trust our doctors without fail, many parents are choosing to take a different approach these days when it comes to vaccinations
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Many people believe when they purchase a dog all it needs is food and water and vaccinations really aren’t that important. Almost all pets need vaccinations that are crucial to their wellbeing. The price of keeping pets healthy are quite high which is one reason why most owners refuse to get their pets vaccinated, but the cost for vaccinations are nowhere near as expensive as the cost of treatment it takes to get a sick pet well again
There are five vaccinations dogs need every year, Rabies, DAPP, Lyme, Bordetella, and Lepto. “During Vaccination, modified bacteria, a parasite or virus is administered to your pet by injection or intra-nasally (though the nose). “The vaccination triggers an
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taken out of the picture, white infants have an overwhelming majority of the infant deaths in the United States (Goldman, 8). This seems to indicate that the problem has spread across all social classes and cannot be blamed upon simply living standards or genetic factors among minorities. Another finding from the study suggests that sudden infant death syndrome may be directly correlated with vaccinations for diphtheria, pertussis, and tetanus toxoid. Of those that died after receiving these immunizations, “6.5% died within 12 hours of vaccination; 13% within 24 hours; 26% within 3 days; and 37%, 61%, and 70% within 1, 2, and 3 weeks, respectively” (Goldman, 6). Babies that were administered
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Vaccines are the greatest invention to man. Without vaccines humans and societies would have been wiped out. Humanity would have not been the same as if vaccines were not invented.
Vaccines is a substance that replicates a virus but in a smaller version, after this is released the antibodies are released from the substance and fights off this so when the virus comes back for real it won't really come back since the body already produced the antibodies to fight it off. This might sound good but some people don’t want to use vaccinations. Due to many reasons, one can be they don't want it or it’s for religious reasons.
Symptoms of these decease's dates back to B.C (Before Christ
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College Composition 162
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The Harmful Effects of Vaccines
Vaccines are becoming increasingly hazardous for many children and parents are not being informed about the safety of their children. Current reports are linking vaccines to serious life-threatening disorders such as asthma, autism, immune system dysfunction, and mental retardation (Williams). These recent revelations are causing an increasing amount of people to claim religious and medical exemptions from vaccines. From 1999 to 2006, exemptions have more than doubled from 9,722 to 24,919 (Cronin). It is very clear that vaccinations are posing many problems for parents everywhere. Each
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get vaccinated for numerous reasons. Some people believe the act of getting vaccinated by injection is too invasive. An irrational fear of needles is what keeps them away from clinics and doctors’ offices in order to get a yearly flu shot. Even though it is understandable that getting a shot is not the most pleasant experience, one must overlook the twenty seconds of pain in order to take comfort in knowing that they are now immune to that certain disease. Other people do not get vaccinations because they believe that vaccines are dangerous and have the ability to make their children develop serious developmental diseases such as autism. Even though the original publication on the study of
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: lymphatic filariasis (Elephantiasis), polio, measles, mumps, rubella, and pork tapeworm. In addition to these previous listed diseases are to date the following diseases which are considered preventable by vaccination: chicken pox, diphtheria, Haemohphilus Influenza type B, Hepatitis A and B, HPV, Influenza, Measles, Meningococcal Disease, Mumps, Pertusis, Pneumonia, Polio, Rotavirus, Rubella, Shingles, Smallpox, Tetanus, Yellow Fever, and STDs (Carter n.d.).
The effectiveness of vaccinations continues to be proven (Malone and Hinaman n.d.). For example, after development of the measles vaccine and the implementation of the vaccination program, the number of reported measles cases
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Since the introduction of vaccinations, medical science has managed to all but eliminate many formally fatal and debilitating childhood illnesses in countries where the immunization of children is nearly universal. Diseases such as measles, mumps, diphtheria, rubella and polio have been relegated to a marginal status in developed countries with active immunization campaigns; smallpox is actually considered to have been completely eliminated from the earth, without a single case having been reported since roughly 1979 (“Childhood”). Largely centered around a study published in 1998 in the British medical journal “The Lancet”, there has been an upsurge in concerns of the safety of
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Since the introduction of vaccinations, medical science has managed to all but eliminate many formerly fatal and debilitating childhood illnesses in countries where the immunization of children is nearly universal. Diseases such as measles, mumps, diphtheria, rubella and polio have been relegated to a marginal status in developed countries with active immunization campaigns; smallpox is actually considered to have been completely eliminated from the earth, without a single case having been reported since roughly 1979 (“Childhood”). Largely centered around a study published in 1998 in the British medical journal “The Lancet”, there has been an upsurge in concerns of the safety of
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In today’s society, vaccinations are a very important part of our regular health care routine. We begin vaccinating when a child is only two months old and they will continue to receive vaccinations throughout their life (Maldonado, 2002). The vaccinations we currently administer are not perfect. They were developed mainly using luck but we have had great success rates with them. There is still room for improvement. However normal this part of our lives seems, there are still many questions scientists have about the independent context in which they work and how to perfect vaccinations so that they are one hundred percent effective.
In the 2011 May edition of the Scientific American Journal
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Changes in Supply, Demand, and PriceIntroductionPrior to 2004, vaccinations to prevent the most common human diseases were readily available. In the 1950s, there were 26 pharmaceutical companies that made vaccines in the United States; however, by 2004 only four such companies remained. For instance, while the demand for the flu vaccine has risen sharply, the supply of the vaccine has declined; consequently, the price of the vaccine has increased. The problem has now reached widespread proportions. "Over the past three decades the vaccine infrastructure in the United States has steadily crumbled" (Serafini, 2006).SupplySince the 1950s, the supply of flu and childhood disease vaccines has
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Around America, there has been a resurgence of preventable disease which is mostly due to the lack of vaccinations. Americans are inundated with pseudoscience, outdated information, or propagated internet myths that instill fear of vaccines. All too often, people believe that what they read on the internet is the absolute the truth without considering the lack of credibility. Parents hastily jump to a conclusion without acknowledging the repercussion they are choosing for their child and loved ones; unnecessary disease, unforeseen medical costs, and threatening communities.
Modern medicine has gifted Americans with vaccinations, but has lead us to be unable to comprehend the economic and
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countries. However, smaller scale communities sometimes struggle to reach thresholds due to larger magnitudes of unvaccinated individuals. Individuals may not be vaccinated because of age, medical issues, or personal objections. Such objections can have many roots, including philosophical, moral, personal, and religious reluctance. Imdad et al. (2013) indicated that throughout the United States, that while regulations for vaccination exemptions are determined on state-by-state basis, the overall rate of exemptions for mandatory vaccinations granted on religious grounds has risen in recent years, when previously the rate of such exemptions remained constant.
Individuals with religious
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Immunizations are exposing the body via intramuscular injection to molecules that are strange to the body. These molecules will cause the body to put together an immune response, and the body will develop the ability to quickly respond to a following encounter because of immunological memory (Vaccinations; WebMD). Immunological memory is a job or action of the adaptive immune system. There are many reasons people choose to get their immunization shot. But one of the best reasons to get vaccinated is to protect yourself and to protect the people around you.
Even if you may have received a vaccine as a child, you need to make sure you research on the type of immunization you have received, or
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The debate over vaccinations causing autism is a very important health risk facing our country today. There is a misconception that these two things are related which this essay hopes to dispel. The current threat of unvaccinated children, due to parental concern over the risk of adverse effects from vaccination including autism or religious choice is a major Canadian health concern and results in misconceptions, outbreaks, and general false fear in parents.
In 2001 a research paper titled “Ileal-lymphoid-nodular hyperplasia, non-specific colitis, and pervasive developmental disorder in children” published in The Lancet and written by AJ Wakefield et al. This paper claimed that there was
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The Benefits of Vaccination
Vaccinations are one of the single most important things one can do for the health of their children. Although, it has been a subject of recent controversy, the benefits of being vaccinated far outweigh not being vaccinated. Instead of taking medical advice from an actress, or buying into the conspiracy theories that suggest the government is using immunizations in an attempt to poison the population, parents need to spend a little time doing some research on the matter. Vaccinations were developed to preserve human life. If popular opinion concerning immunizations changes, countless illnesses, hospitalizations and even deaths will be prevented. If they do not
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vaccine, how high authorities are hardly helping the poor countries with their struggle to afford vaccinations, and what groups of people are considered the “priority groups” throughout America.
I feel that it is definitely advisable for everyone to be vaccinated against H1N1 Influenza (“Swine Flu”) because the vaccination can prevent citizens from contracting the flu and from spreading the flu further, even though most citizens are not qualified to receive the vaccine at this time due to priority population groups receiving them first.
First, it is advisable that everyone should get vaccinated against the H1N1 Influenza because it can prevent citizens from contracting the Swine Flu. The