The Benefit Of Vaccination

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Vaccinations have been a controversial topic over the years because the benefits are inevitably invisible. People who do not receive the disease are unaware of the good that comes out of the vaccination as well as the risks. There are multiple killer diseases out in the world that could and do harm unsuspecting victims and need to be prevented; therefore, vaccinations are the solution. A vaccination is the injection of a killed or weakened organism that produces immunity in the body against that organism ( Research shows that vaccinations have decreased the percentages of diseases such as Measles, Mumps, and Rubella, more than 90 percent (Immunize for Good). Even though some parents are worried about the slight risks and the money …show more content…

Experts agree that immunization is a big part of staying healthy and is considered one of the most tremendous public health accomplishments of the 20th century (Immunize for Good). According to the Immunize for Good Organization in Colorado, “In one year, vaccines prevent more than 8,500 child hospitalizations in Colorado, 33 thousand deaths in U.S., and between two and three million deaths worldwide.” “Nationally, 91.5 percent of children ages nineteen to thirty five months received at least one does of the measles, mumps, and rubella vaccine in 2014” ( These statistics alone portray that vaccinations are key to keeping not only one person individually healthy but everyone around healthy as …show more content…

In an early age acceptance is really important; every child just wants to fit in. If a child is sick or is exposed to a disease and is not vaccinated he or she may have to be isolated from others, including family (NYSDH). This means the he or she cannot attend school, go to extracurricular activities, or spend time with loved ones. This also affects the parents. Because of the illness and inability of the child, parents have skip work, resulting in a decrease of the household income (NYSDH). Illness is not the only thing at risk; the social life of a child could turn detrimental by simply not getting a

In this essay, the author

  • Explains that vaccination is the injection of a killed or weakened organism that produces immunity in the body against that organism.
  • Explains that measles, mumps, and rubella are diseases that affect many unvaccinated people each year. getting the disease is worse than having harmless side effects.
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